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5 April 2021

Security Council 2140 Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List

On 5 April 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) enacted the amendments, specified with strikethrough and underline, in the entry below on its Sanctions List of individuals and entities.

A. Individuals

YEi.006 Name:  1: SULTAN 2: SALEH 3: AIDA AIDA 4: ZABIN
Name:  (original script): سلطان صالح عيضة عيضة زابن
Title:  na Designation:  a) Director, or General Manager, of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Sana’a based ministry of interior, in Sana’a, Yemen  b) Brigadier DOB:  na 5 Feb. 1986 POB:  na Razih District, Sa’dah Governorate, Yemen Good quality a.k.a.:  na Low quality a.k.a.:  na a) Abu Saqar Zabin b) Abu Sagar Zabin Nationalityna Yemen Passport no.:  na National identification no.:  na a) Yemen national identification number: 10010095104, issued on 26 December 2013 b) Yemen military identification number: 20432 (issued in 2018) Address:  na Sana’a, Yemen Listed on:  25 Feb. 2021 (amended on 5 Apr. 2021) Other information:  Sultan Saleh Aida Aida Zabin has engaged in acts that threaten the peace, security and stability of Yemen, including violations of applicable international humanitarian law and human rights abuses in Yemen.  Zabin has played a prominent role in a policy of intimidation and of use of systematic arrest, detention, torture, sexual violence and rape against politically active women.  Zabin as director for CID is directly responsible for, or by virtue of his authority responsible for, and complicit in the use of multiple places of detention including house arrest, police stations, formal prisons and detention centres and undisclosed detention centres.  In these sites, women, including at least one minor, were forcibly disappeared, repeatedly interrogated, raped, tortured, denied timely medical treatment and subjected to forced labour.  Zabin himself directly inflicted torture in some cases.

Press releases concerning changes to the Committee’s Sanctions List may be found in the “Press Releases” section on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/2140/press-releases.

The updated version of the Committee’s Sanctions List, available in HTML, PDF and XML format, may be found at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/2140/materials.

The United Nations Security Council Consolidated List is also updated following all changes made to the Committee’s Sanctions List and is accessible at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/content/un-sc-consolidated-list.

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