Guidance

Financial sanctions, Global Human Rights

The Global Human Rights regime operates under the UK’s Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018. This page contains the current list of designated targets.

Documents

Current list of designated persons: Global Human Rights

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Latest HM Treasury Notice, 18/02/2021, Global Human Rights

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HM Treasury notice, 14/12/2020, Global Human Rights

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HM Treasury notice, 10/12/2020, Global Human Rights

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HM Treasury notice, 09/10/2020, Global Human Rights

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HM Treasury Notice, 30/09/2020, Global Human Rights

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HM Treasury Notice, 29/09/2020, Global Human Rights

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HM Treasury Notice, 06/07/2020, Global Human Rights (Reg 680/2020)

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The Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 ensure UK financial sanctions relating to serious violations of human rights are implemented effectively.

Context

As set out in the regulations, the Global Human Rights sanctions regime is aimed at deterring and providing accountability for serious violations of an individual’s human rights.

The regulations impose sanctions to deter those who are, or have been, involved in human rights’ violations.

The regime operates under the UK Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (“the Sanctions Act”)

UK regulations

Guidance

  • UK Sanctions List (list issued by FCDO of all targets designated under Sanctions Act)
Published 6 July 2020
Last updated 18 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury Notice, 18/02/2021, Global Human Rights'

  2. Updated for end of transition period.

  3. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 14/12/2020, Global Human Rights'

  4. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 10/12/2020, Global Human Rights’

  5. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 09/10/2020, Global Human Rights'

  6. Latest HM Treasury Notice, 30/09/2020, Global Human Rights

  7. Updated with 'HM Treasury Notice, 29/09/2020, Global Human Rights'

  8. First published.