EU sanctions on Zimbabwe were first imposed in 2002, by Common Position 2002/145/CFSP, in relation to the escalation of violence and intimidation of political opponents and the harassment of the independent press. The sanctions comprised an arms embargo, as well as an asset freeze and travel ban on targeted people and entities. The current EU sanctions regime on Zimbabwe is imposed pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) No 314/2004 (as amended) and Council Decision 2011/101/CFSP (as amended), and likewise consists of an arms embargo and targeted asset freezes and travel bans.Subscribe for full access
The UK Government has published regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 on Belarus and Zimbabwe, which will come into force if the UK leaves the European Union. Guidance here. · Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/600. Explanatory Memorandum. · Zimbabwe (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/604. Explanatory Memorandum.
The US has continued its sanctions on Zimbabwe for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (EO) 13288. The individuals designated under this Order, amended by Executive Order 13391 and Executive Order 13469, will continue to be subject to asset freezing measures. See White House Notice. With respect to Ukraine, […]
Today (19 February 2019), the EU extended its Zimbabwe sanctions for 1 year until 20 February 2020. The EU also removed 2 individuals from the sanctions list: Happyton Mabhuya Bonyongwe and Augustine Chihuri. Grace Mugabe’s grounds for designation were also updated. See Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/284 and Council Regulation (EU) 2019/278.
The US has decided to continue for 1 year its sanctions with respect to Zimbabwe by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (EO) 13288. As a result, the individuals listed under EO 13288 (as amended by EO 13391 and EO 13469) will continue to be subject to asset freezes beyond 6 March...
The EU has extended its sanctions on Zimbabwe until 20 February 2019, see Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/224. This decision to keep sanctions in place was taken so that the situation in Zimbabwe (given the change in leadership in December 2017) could become clearer. As a result, EU travel restrictions and asset freezes will continue to...