OFAC lists South Sudan VP under Magnitsky sanctions

OFAC has added First Vice President of South Sudan, Taban Deng Gai to its Global Magnitsky sanctions list on the basis that he “arranged and directed the disappearance and deaths of human rights lawyer Samuel Dong Luak and SPLM-IO member Aggrey Idry” in order to intimidate and silence South Sudan’s opposition party (SPLM-IO). As a result, he will be subject …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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