Sanctions Profile: South Sudan

At a glance

The UN introduced sanctions on South Sudan in 2015, by UN Security Council Resolution 2206, in view of its “grave alarm” over the conflict between South Sudan’s government and opposition forces in the country.

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UK publishes post-Brexit sanctions regulations on DRC and South Sudan

The UK government has now published regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 on the following regimes: ·        The Democratic Republic of Congo (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/433. See Explanatory Memorandum. ·        South Sudan (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/438. See Explanatory Memorandum. These regulations will not come until force […]

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OFAC add 9 to South Sudan sanctions list

OFAC has added 3 individuals and 6 entities to its South Sudan sanctions list, pursuant to Executive Order 13664 (asset freeze and travel ban). Israel Ziv and Obac William Olawo were designated for being “leaders of entities whose actions have the purpose or effect of expanding or extending the conflict in South Sudan”. Those designated […]

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EU implements UN arms embargo on South Sudan

On 13 July 2018, the UN Security Council adopted UNSC Resolution 2428 (2018), which (inter alia) imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan until 31 May 2019 and designated two “high-ranking” individuals (Malek Reuben Riak Rengu and Paul Malong Awan) for targeted measures (previous blog). Earlier this week (13 August), the EU implemented those UN sanctions...

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US extends South Sudan & malicious cyber activity sanctions for 1 year

South Sudan: In April 2014, the US adopted Executive Order (EO) 13664, which declared a national emergency in respect of South Sudan (for activities that threatened the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan and the surrounding region). That EO imposed a number of asset freezing measures and travel restrictions. On 27 March 2018, US...

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EU sanctions 3 people for human rights abuses in South Sudan

The EU has added 3 people to its sanctions on South Sudan, which target people who threaten its peace, security, stability, or political process. These are unilateral EU listings and not implementations of UN listings. They follow the introduction of new arms restrictions on South Sudan by the US last Friday (see previous blog). The...

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Current Sanctions

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Consolidated

Council Regulation (EU) 2015/735

Parent Regulation

Council Regulation (EU) 2015/735

Amended by:

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1112

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/402

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/164

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1115

Council Regulation (EU) 2018/1116

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1934

Consolidated

Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/740

Parent Decision

Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/740

Amended by:

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/1118

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/414

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/168

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1125

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/1946

South Sudan (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (Commencement No 1) Regulations 2018

Sanctions Review Procedure (EU Exit) Regulations 2018