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February 23, 2021

On 18 February 2021, the UK announced sanctions against Myanmar military generals for serious human rights violations, which come into force immediately. The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced there are 3 individuals subject to immediate asset freezes and travel bans for serious human rights violations by the military and police force (these are in addition to the current 16 sanctioned individuals).

These individuals are:

  1. General Mya Tun Oo (Minister of Defence)
  2. Lt General Soe Htut (Minister for Home Affairs)
  3. Lt General Than Hlaing (Deputy Minister for Home Affairs)

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