Syria: Sanctions against Asma, Anisa and other Assad family members

A. Persons

1. Anisa Al Assad (a.k.a. Anisah Al Assad)
Born: 1934 Maiden name: Makhlouf
Mother of President Al-Assad. Given the close personal relationship and intrinsic financial relationship to the Syrian President, Bashar Al Assad, she benefits from and is associated with the Syrian regime.

2. Bushra Al Assad (a.k.a. Bushra Shawkat)
Born: 24.10.1960. Sister of Bashar al Assad, and wife of Asif Shawkat, Deputy Chief of Staff for Security and Reconnaissance. Given the close personal relationship and intrinsic financial relationship to the Syrian President, Bashar Al Assad and other core Syrian regime figures, she benefits from and is associated with the Syrian regime.
3. Asma Al Assad (a.k.a. Asma Fawaz Al Akhras)
Born: 11.08.1975 Place of Birth: London, UK Passport number: 707512830 expires 22/9/2020 Maiden name: Al Akhras
Wife of Bashar Al Assad. Given the close personal relationship and intrinsic financial relationship to the Syrian President, Bashar Al Assad, she benefits from and is associated with the Syrian regime.

4. Manal Al Assad (a.k.a. Manal Al Ahmad)
Born: 02.02.1970 Place of Birth: Damascus Passport number (Syrian): 0000000914 Maiden name: Al Akhras. Spouse of Maher Al Assad, and as such benefiting from and closely associated with the regime.

5. Imad Mohammad Deeb Khamis
Born: 1 August 1961 Place of Birth: near Damascus
Minister of Electricity. Responsible for using power cuts as a method of repression.

6. Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji
Born: 1954 Place of Birth: Tartus
Minister of Local Administration. Responsible for local government authorities and thus responsible for repression against the civilian population by local governments.

7. Joseph Suwaid
Born: 1958 Place of Birth: Damascus
Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

8. Ghiath Jeraatli
Born: 1950 Place of Birth: Salamiya
Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

9. Hussein Mahmoud Farzat
Born: 1957 Place of Birth: Hama
Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

10. Yousef Suleiman Al-Ahmad
Born: 1956 Place of Birth: Hasaka
Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

11. Hassan al-Sari
Born: 1953 Place of Birth: Hama
Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

12. Mazen al-Tabba
Born: 01.01.1958 Place of Birth: Damascus Passport number (Syrian): 004415063 expires 06.05.2015. Business partner of Ihab Makhlouf and Nizar al-Assad (subjected to sanctions on 23/08/2011); co-owner, with Rami Makhlouf, of the Al-Diyar lil-Saraafa currency exchange company, which supports the policy of the Central Bank of Syria.

B. Entities

1. Syrian Petroleum company
Address: Dummar Province, Expansion Square, Island 19- Building 32 P.O. BOX: 2849 or 3378 Phone: 00963-11-3137935 or 3137913 Fax: 00963-11-3137979 or 3137977 E-mail: spccom2@scs-net.org or spccom1@scs-net.org Website: http://www.spc.com.sy Website: http://www.spc-sy.com. State-owned oil company. Provides financial support to the Syrian regime

2. Mahrukat Company (The Syrian Company for the Storage and Distribution of Petroleum Products).

Headquarters: Damascus – Al Adawi st., Petroleum building Fax: 00963-11/4445796 Phone: 00963-11/44451348 – 4451349 E-mail: mahrukat@net.sy Website: http://www. mahrukat.gov.sy/indexeng. php
State-owned oil company. Provides financial support to the Syrian regime

Original information can be found here as published in the Official Journal of the European Union, L 087, 24 March 2012

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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