Syria: Another 18 Syrian nationals added to EU sanctions list

The following 18 Syrian nationals have been added to EU sanction list by the Council of the European Union yesterday, 14 November. The registration goes into effect as of today 15 November when they where published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

1. Major General Jumah AL-AHMAD

Commander Special Forces. Responsible for the use of violence against protestors across Syria.

 

2. Colonel Lu’ai AL-ALI

Head of Syrian Military Intelligence, Dera’a Branch. Responsible for the violence against protesters in Dera’a. 14.11.2011

 

3. Lt. General Ali Abdullah AYYUB

Deputy Chief of General Staff (Personnel and Manpower). Responsible for the use of violence against protestors across Syria.

 

4. Lt. General Jasim AL-FURAY 

Chief of General staff. Responsible for the use of violence against protestors across Syria. 

 

5. General Aous (Aws) ASLAN

Born in 1958 Head of Batallion in the Republican Guard. Close to Maher al-ASSAD and President al-ASSAD. Involved in the crackdown on the civilian population across Syria.

 

6. General Ghassan BELAL

General in command of the 4th Division reserve bureau. Adviser to Maher al-ASSAD and coordinator of security operations. Responsible for the crackdown on the civilian population across Syria. 

 

7. Abdullah BERRI

Head of Berri family militia. In charge of pro-government militia involved in the crackdown on the cilivian population in Aleppo. 

 

8. George CHAOUI

Member of Syrian electronic army. Involved in the violent crackdown and call for violence against the civilian population across Syria.

 

9. Major General Zuhair HAMAD

Deputy Head of General Intelligence Directorate. Responsible for the use of violence across Syria and intimidation and torture of protestors.

 

10. Amar ISMAEL

Civilian – Head of Syrian electronic army (territorial army intelligence service). Involved in the violent crackdown and call for violence against the civilian population across Syria.

 

11. Mujahed ISMAIL

Member of Syrian electronic army. Involved in the violent crackdown and call for violence against the civilian population across Syria.

 

12. Saqr KHAYR BEK

Deputy Minister for the Interior. Responsible for the use of violence against the civilian population in Syria.

 

13. Major General Nazih

Deputy Director of General Intelligence Directorate. Responsible for the use of violence across Syria and intimidation and torture of protestors.

 

14. Kifah MOULHEM

Batallion Commander in the 4th Division. Responsible for the crackdown on the civilian population in Deir el-Zor.

 

15. Major General Wajih MAHMUD

Commander 18th Armoured Division. Responsible for the violence against protestors in Homs.

 

16. Bassam SABBAGH

Born on 24 August 1959 in Damascus. Address: Kasaa, Anwar al Attar Street, al Midani building, Damascus. Syrian passport no 004326765 issued 2 November 2008, valid until November 2014. Head of Sabbagh & Associates law firm (Damascus). Member of the Paris Bar. Legal and financial adviser and manages affairs of Rami Makhlouf and Khaldoun Makhlouf. Involved with Bashar al-Assad in funding a real estate project in Latakia. Provides financial support for the regime.

 

17. Lt. General Tala Mustafa TLASS

Deputy Chief of General Staff (Logistics and supplies). Responsible for the use of violence against protestors across Syria.

 

18. Major General Fu’ad TAWIL

Deputy head Syrian Air Force Intelligence. Responsible for the use of violence across Syria and intimidation and torture of protestors.

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About Leif Eriksson

Leif Eriksson has worked in the field of asylum at the Swedish Migration Agency specializing in the Middle East, Schengen and the Dublin Regulation, as Migration Attaché and head of the migration section at the Swedish Embassy in Damascus 2005 - 2008, as a resettlement consultant at the UNHCR branch office in Damascus 2008 - 2009, Consul at the Swedish Consulate General in Jerusalem 2012 - 2013 and associate RSD/RST officer at UNHCR in Beirut 2013 - 2014. He currently lives in Tbilisi, Georgia.
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