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Uyghur Act draws China outrage

Uyghur Act draws China outrage

Legislation allows for sanctions on Chinese officials for their role in the oppression of ethnic and Muslim minorities by the Chinese government.

Proposed Hong Kong Human Rights Act heads to Trump’s desk

Proposed Hong Kong Human Rights Act heads to Trump’s desk

‘[T]he U.S. must send a strong message that we stand with those peacefully advocating for freedom and the rule of law.’

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EU3 protest Iran’s ‘disengagement’ from JCPOA commitments

Concern grows following reports that Iran is to restart uranium enrichment activities at the Fordow facility.

BIS adds some, removes some, from Entity List

22 entities ‘have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States.’

OFAC hits aviation firm with fine for alleged Sudan breaches

US company allegedly leased aircraft engines to designated entity.

EU draws up framework to punish Turkey for ‘illegal’ drilling in Eastern Med

Decision seeks to reaffirm EU Council respect of ‘sovereignty and sovereign rights in accordance with international law’ of Cyprus.

Arms embargo breaches fuelling Libya violence: UNSC

‘Scant regard being paid to compliance with the sanctions measures.’

OFAC permits US persons to make certain payments to Venezuela government

Licence will enable payment of taxes and other fees to the Venezuelan government, but comes with certain obligations.

EU dual-use report to Council and Parliament

USA and China are the most popular destinations for EU dual-use exports.

Finland to issue no new defence export licences for Turkey

Move follows ‘the military operation launched by Turkey in Syria’.

OFSI takes another scalp

OFSI takes another scalp

November, 2019

Telecoms carrier Telia hit for indirectly facilitating international phone calls to a designated entity.

Switzerland increases ‘legal certainty’ for DPRK humanitarian exports

Decision mirrors exceptions to the export ban agreed by the UNSC Sanctions Committee.

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