Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Adds Six Individuals to Its Sanctions List

SC/11958
1 July 2015

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Adds Six Individuals to Its Sanctions List

On 1 July 2015, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) approved the addition of six entries specified below to its List of individuals and entities subject to the travel ban and assets freeze set out respectively by paragraphs 9 and 12 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 4: na

Name (original script): na

Title: Lieutenant General Designation: Sudan People’s Liberation Army’s (SPLA) Sector One Commander DOB: 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 National identification no.: na Address: a) Unity State, South Sudan b) Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015 Other information: Has 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.

SSi.002 Name: 1: SIMON 2: GATWECH 3: DUAL 4: na

Name (original script): na

Title: Major General Designation: Chief of General Staff, SPLA in Opposition DOB: 1953 POB: a) Akobo, Jonglei State, Sudan/South Sudan b) Uror County, Jonglei State, Sudan/South Sudan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Simon Gatwich Dual b) Simon Getwech Dual c) Simon Gatwec Duel d) Simon Gatweach e) Simon Gatwick f) Simon Gatwech g) Simon Garwich Low quality a.k.a.: a) General Gaduel b) Dhual Nationality: na Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Jonglei State, South Sudan Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015 Other information: Is the SPLM-IO Chief of General Staff and was previously the commander of opposition forces in Jonglei State.  His forces conducted an early February 2015 attack in Jonglei State, and as of March 2015, he had tried to destroy the peace in Jonglei State through attacks on the civilian population.

SSi.003 Name: 1: JAMES 2: KOANG 3: CHUOL 4: na

Name (original script): na

Title: Major General Designation: na DOB: 1961 POB: na Good quality a.k.a.: a) James Koang Chol Ranley b) James Koang Chol c) Koang Chuol Ranley d) James Koang Chual Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: South Sudan Passport no.: R00012098, South Sudan National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015 Other information: Appointed commander of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO) Special Division in December 2014.  His forces have been engaged in attacks against civilians.  In February 2014, forces under his command attacked United Nations camps, hospitals, churches, and schools, engaging in widespread rape, torture, and the destruction of property, in an attempt to flush out civilians, soldiers, and policemen allied with the government.

SSi.004 Name: 1: SANTINO 2: DENG 3: WOL 4: na

Name (original script): na

Title: Major General Designation: Commander of the SPLA’s Third Division DOB: 9 Nov. 1962 POB: Aweil, Sudan/South Sudan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Santino Deng Wuol b) Santino Deng Kuol Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: na Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015 Other information: Has led and directed military actions against opposition forces and conducted confrontational troop movements in violation of the CoHA.  During May 2015, forces under his command killed children, women and old men, burned property, and stole livestock as they advanced through Unity State towards Thorjath oil field.

SSi.005 Name: 1: MARIAL 2: CHANUONG 3: YOL 4: MANGOK

Name (original script): na

Title: na Designation: a) Sudan People’s Liberation Army Major General b) Commander, Presidential Guard Unit DOB: 1 Jan. 1960 POB: Yirol, Lakes State Good quality a.k.a.: a) Marial Chinuong b) Marial Chan c) Marial Chanoung Yol d) Marial Chinoum Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: South Sudan Passport no.: R00005943, South Sudan National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015 Other information: His Presidential Guard led the slaughter of Nuer civilians in and around Juba, many who were buried in mass graves.  One such grave was purported to contain 200-300 civilians.

SSi.006 Name: 1: PETER 2: GADET 3: na 4: na

Name (original script): na

Title: a) General b) Major General Designation: na DOB: 1957 – 1959 POB: a) Mayom County Unity State b) Mayan, Unity State Good quality a.k.a.: a) Peter Gatdet Yaka b) Peter Gadet Yak c) Peter Gadet Yaak d) Peter Gatdet Yaak e) Peter Gatdet f) Peter Gatdeet Yaka Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: na Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 1 Jul. 2015  Other information: Appointed the SPLA-IO’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations on December 21, 2014.  Forces under his command targeted civilians, including women, in April 2014 during an assault on Bentiu, including targeted killings on the basis of ethnicity.

The Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/2206/narrative.shtml.

The Committee’s Sanctions List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/2206/sanctions_list.shtml.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/consolidated_list.shtml.

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