The new EU sanctions that unveiled yesterday went into effect today. In yesterdays post I mentioned the ban on investments in the Syrian oil industry and transfer of Syrian banknotes and coins printed/minted in the EU. Today I have the list of those individuals and entities that has been added to the sanction list.
In Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 442/2011, the following entries are added:
1. Tayseer Qala Awwad, DoB: 1943; PoB Damascus
Minister of Justice. Associated with the Syrian regime, including by supporting its policies and practices of arbitrary arrest and detention.
2. Dr. Adnan Hassan Mahmoud, DoB: 1966; PoB Tartous
Minister of Information. Associated with the Syrian regime, including by supporting and promoting its information policy.
1. Addounia TV (a.k.a. Dounia TV)
Telephone:+963-11-5667274, +963-11-5667271, Fax:+963-11-5667272 Website: http://www.addounia.tv
Addounia TV has incited violence against the civilian population in Syria.
2. Cham Holding
Cham Holding Building Daraa Highway – Ashrafiyat Sahnaya Rif Dimashq – Syria P.O Box 9525 Tel +963 (11) 9962 +963 (11) 668 14000 +963 (11) 673 1044 Fax +963 (11) 673 1274 Email email@example.com http://www.chamholding.sy
Controlled by Rami Makhlouf; largest holding company in Syria, benefiting from and supporting the regime.
3. El-Tel Co. (a.k.a. El-Tel Middle East Company)
Address: Dair Ali Jordan Highway, P.O.Box 13052, Damascus – Syria Telephone: +963-11-2212345 Fax: +963-11-44694450 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.eltelme.com
Manufacturing and supplying telecommunication equipment for the Army.
4. Ramak Constructions Co.
Address: Daa’ra Highway, Damascus, Syria Telephone: +963-11-6858111 Mobile: +963-933-240231
Construction of military barracks, border post barracks and other buildings for Army needs.
5. Souruh Company (a.k.a. SOROH Al Cham Company)
Address: Adra Free Zone Area Damascus – Syria Telephone:+963-11-5327266 Mobile:+963-933-526812 +963-932-878282 Fax:+963-11-5316396 Email: email@example.com Website: http://sites.google.com/ site/sorohco
Investment in local military industrial projects, manufacturing weapons parts and related items. 100 % of the company is owned by Rami Makhlouf.
Thawra Street, Ste Building 6ème étage, BP 2900 Tel: +963 11 61 26 270 Fax: +963 11 23 73 97 19 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: http://syriatel.sy/
Controlled by Rami Makhlouf; provides financial support to the regime: through its licensing contract it pays 50 % of its profits to the Government.
The full text can be found in L 247/6 Official Journal of the European Union published 24.9.2011.