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Security Council South Sudan Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List

On 21 November 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its List of individuals subject to the travel ban and financial measures set out in paragraphs 9 and 12, respectively, of Security Council resolution 2206 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A. Individuals

SSi.001 Name: 1: GABRIEL 2: JOK RIAK 3: na MAKOL 4: na
Title: Lieutenant General Designation: a) Former Sudan People’s Liberation Army’s (SPLA) Sector One Commander b) Chief of Defence Forces DOB: 1 Jan. 1966 POB: Bor, Sudan/South Sudan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Gabriel Jok b) Jok Riak c) Jock Riak Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: South Sudan Passport no: na South Sudan number D00008623, National identification no: na M6600000258472 Address: a) Unity State, South Sudan b) Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015 (amended on 21 Nov. 2018) Other informationAppointed as Chief of Defence Forces on 2 May 2018. Commanded SPLA Sector One, which operates primarily within Unity State, since January 2013. In his position as the SPLA Sector One commander, he has expanded or extended the conflict in South Sudan through breaches of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement. The SPLA is a South Sudanese military entity that has engaged in actions that have extended the conflict in South Sudan, including breaches of the January 2014 Cessation of Hostilities Agreement and the May 9, 2014 Agreement to Resolve the Crisis in South Sudan, which was a re-commitment to the CoHA and has obstructed the activities of IGAD’s Monitoring and Verification Mechanism. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link:

The updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the 2206 Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL:

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