Myanmar sanctions

Backgrounder

Effective immediately, Canada is imposing further targeted sanctions against senior military officials who have played a role in the military operations against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in August 2017.

The Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations impose asset freezes and dealings prohibitions on listed persons by prohibiting persons in Canada and Canadians outside of Canada from dealing in any property of these individuals or providing financial or related services to them.

The specific prohibitions are set out in the regulations.

The names of the individuals targeted by these regulations are:

  • Aung Kyaw Zaw
  • Maung Maung Soe
  • Than Oo
  • Aung Aung
  • Khin Maung Soe
  • Thura San Lwin
  • Thant Zin Oo

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