US delists Eritrean Presidential Advisor from Somalia sanctions

The US has removed Yemane Ghebreab from its Somalia sanctions list. Mr Ghebreab is the Eritrean Head of Political Affairs for the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice party and a Presidential Advisor. He was originally listed because, in his advisory role, he was allegedly involved in planning shipments of weapons and supporting militia groups in Somalia (guidance here).

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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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