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Document 32018R1117

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1117 of 10 August 2018 implementing Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Myanmar/Burma

ST/11306/2018/INIT

OJ L 204, 13.8.2018, p. 9–10 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2018/1117/oj

13.8.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 204/9


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/1117

of 10 August 2018

implementing Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Myanmar/Burma

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to the Council Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Myanmar/Burma and repealing Regulation (EC) No 194/2008 (1), and in particular Article 4i thereof,

Having regard to the proposal of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 2 May 2013, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 401/2013.

(2)

On 25 June 2018, the Council adopted Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/898 (2), which added seven persons to the list of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures in Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 401/2013.

(3)

Updated information has been received for several listings.

(4)

Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 10 August 2018.

For the Council

The President

G. BLÜMEL


(1)  OJ L 121, 3.5.2013, p. 1.

(2)  Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/898 of 25 June 2018 implementing Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Myanmar/Burma (OJ L 160 I, 25.6. 2018, p. 1).


ANNEX

Entries 1, 3, 4 and 5 in the list of persons and entities set out in Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 are replaced by the following entries:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘1.

Aung Kyaw Zaw

Date of birth: 20 August 1961

Passport No: DM000826

Date of issue: 22 November 2011

Date of expiry: 21 November 2021

Military identification number: BC 17444

Lieutenant General Aung Kyaw Zaw was the Commander of the Bureau of Special Operations No. 3 of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) from August 2015 to the end of 2017. The Bureau of Special Operations No. 3 oversaw the Western Command and, in that context, Lieutenant General Aung Kyaw Zaw is responsible for the atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine State by the Western Command during that period. These include unlawful killings, sexual violence and the systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings.

25.6.2018

3.

Than Oo

Date of birth: 12 October 1973

Military identification number: BC 25723

Brigadier General Than Oo is the Commander of the 99th Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In that context, he is responsible for the atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine State in the second half of 2017 by the 99th Light Infantry Division. These include unlawful killings, sexual violence and the systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings.

25.6.2018

4.

Aung Aung

Military identification number: BC 23750

Brigadier General Aung Aung is the Commander of the 33rd Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In that context, he is responsible for the atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine State in the second half of 2017 by the 33rd Light Infantry Division. These include unlawful killings, sexual violence and the systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings.

25.6.2018

5.

Khin Maung Soe

 

Brigadier General Khin Maung Soe is the Commander of the Military Operation Command 15, also sometimes known as the 15th Light Infantry Division, of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw), under which Infantry Battalion No. 564 falls. In that context, he is responsible for the atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine State in the second half of 2017 by the Military Operation Command 15, in particular by Infantry Battalion No. 564. These include unlawful killings, sexual violence and the systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings.

25.6.2018’


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