Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons - Syria) List 2012

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Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 20121
Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011
I, KEVIN RUDD, Minister for Foreign Affairs, make this Instrument under
subregulation 6 (1) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.
Dated         25 February 2012
 
 
KEVIN RUDD
Minister for Foreign Affairs
1              Name of Instrument
                This Instrument is the Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2012.
2              Commencement
                This Instrument commences on the day it is registered.
3              Designated and Declared Persons
         (1)   For paragraph 6 (1) (a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011, each person and entity mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a designated person or entity for Syria.
         (2)   For paragraph 6 (1) (b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011, each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a declared person for Syria.
Schedule 1        Designated persons and entities and declared persons
(section 3)
Part 1          Designated and declared persons
 
Item
Description

1
Name of Individual:
Abd Al-Fatah QUDSIYAH

Additional Information:
Head of Syrian Military Intelligence, has been involved in the repression against the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0017


2
Name of Individual:
Abdullah BERRI

Additional Information:
Head of the Berri family militia. In charge of pro-government militia involved in the crackdown on the civilian population in Aleppo.


3
Name of Individual:
Adel SAFAR

Additional Information:
Prime Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for  violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0016


4
Name of Individual:
Adnan Hassan MAHMOUD

Date of Birth:
1966

Place of Birth:
Tartous

Additional Information:
Dr, Minister of Information. Associated with the Syrian regime, including by supporting and promoting its information policy.


5
Name of Individual:
Ahmed DIBE

Additional Information:
Head of Deraa Regional Branch (General Security Directorate). As Head of the Deraa Regional Branch of the General Security Directorate, responsible for arbitrary detention and torture of detainees in Deraa.


6
Name of Individual:
Ahmed Yousef JARAD

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander of 132nd Brigade.  Ordered troops to shoot protesters in Deraa, including the use of machine guns and anti-aircraft guns.


7
Name of Individual:
Ali ABDUL KARIM ALI

Also know as (aka):
a) Ali ABDUL KARIM,  b)  Ali ABD-AL-KARIM, c)  Ali ABD-AL-KARIM ALI, d)  Ali ABDEL KARIM ALI, e)  Ali ABDULKARIM ALI,  f)  Ali ABDULKARIM

Date of Birth:
1953

Place of Birth:
Latakia Governorate, Syria

Additional Information:
Senior Assad regime official who is a principal defender of the regime's activities. Syria's Ambassador to Lebanon. Has maintained close ties to Syrian intelligence throughout his diplomatic career.


8
Name of Individual:
Ali Abdullah AYYUB

Additional Information:
Lt General, Deputy Chief of general Staff (Personnel and Manpower). Responsible for the use of violence against protestors.


9
Name of Individual:
Ali AL-SALIM

Additional Information:
Director of the supplies office of the Syrian Ministry of Defence, entry point for all arms acquisitions by the Syrian army.


10
Name of Individual:
Ali BARAKAT

Additional Information:
Brigadier,  103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


11
Name of Individual:
Ali DAWWA

Additional Information:
Brigadier General,  gave orders to troops to shoot protesters in Al-Herak.


12
Name of Individual:
Ali DOUBA

Additional Information:
Responsible for killings in Hama in 1980, has been called back to Damascus as special advisor to President Bashar Al-Assad.


13
Name of Individual:
Ali Habib MAHMOUD

Additional Information:
Minister of Defence of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0011


14
Name of Individual:
Ali MAMLUK

Date of Birth:
19/02/1946

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Diplomatic passport No. 983. Director of Syria's General Intelligence Directorate (GID).

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0014

Also know as (aka):
Ali Mamlouk


15
Name of Individual:
Amar ISMAEL

Additional Information:
(Civilian) Head of Syrian electronic army (territorial intelligence service). Involved in the violent crakdown and call for violence against the civilian population across Syria.


16
Name of Individual:
Amjad AL-ABBAS

Additional Information:
Head of Political Security in Banias, has been involved in violence against demonstrators in Baida.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0001


17
Name of Individual:
Aous ASLAN

Also know as (aka):
Aws ASLAN

Date of Birth:
1958

Additional Information:
General, Head of Battalion in the Republicn Guard. Close to Maher al-ASSAD and President al-ASSAD. Involved in the crackdown on the civilian population across Syria.


18
Name of Individual:
Asif SHAWKAT

Date of Birth:
15/01/1950

Place of Birth:
Al-Madehleh, Tartus

Additional Information:
Deputy Chief of Staff for Security and Reconnaissance; involved in the crackdown on the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0033


19
Name of Individual:
Atif NAJIB

Additional Information:
Cousin of Syrian President Bashar Al-Asad and head of Syria's Political Security Directorate for Dar'a Province during March 2011.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0015

Also know as (aka):
Atef Najib


20
Name of Individual:
Aus ASLAN

Date of Birth:
1959 or 1960

Additional Information:
Designated as a Syrian government official, a General in the Syrian miltiary and commander within Syria's 4th Arnmored Division, which is a key regime protection unit.


21
Name of Individual:
Ayman JABIR

Additional Information:
Associate of Mahir al-Assad, involved with the Shabiha military. Directly involved in the repression and violence against the civilian population and co-ordination of Shabiha militia groups.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0036


22
Name of Individual:
Bader AQEL

Additional Information:
Major General, Special Forces Commander,  ordered soldiers to pick up  bodies and hand them over to the mukhabarat [intelligence or secret services] and responsible for the violence in Bukamal


23
Name of Individual:
Bashar AL-ASSAD

Date of Birth:
11/09/1965

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Diplomatic passport No. D1903. President of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0002


24
Name of Individual:
Bassam AL HASSAN

Additional Information:
Presidential Advisor for Strategic Affairs; involved in the crackdown on the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0026


25
Name of Individual:
Bouthaina SHAABAN

Also know as (aka):
Buthaina SHAABAN

Date of Birth:
1953

Place of Birth:
Homs, Syria

Additional Information:
Senior Assad regime official who is a principal defender of the regime's activities.  Has served as Syria's Presidential Political and Media Advisor since July 2008.


26
Name of Individual:
Dawud RAJIHA

Additional Information:
Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces responsible for the military involvement in the crackdown on peaceful protestors.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0032


27
Name of Individual:
Fahid AL-JASSIM

Additional Information:
Lt. General,  Chief of Staff. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


28
Name of Individual:
Farouk AL-SHARA

Date of Birth:
10/12/1938

Additional Information:
Vice President of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0007

Also know as (aka):
Faruk AL Shar'


29
Name of Individual:
Fawwaz AL-ASSAD

Additional Information:
Involved in repression against the civilian population as part of the Shabiha militia.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0003


30
Name of Individual:
Fo'ad HAMOUDEH

Additional Information:
Major General, commander of the military operations in Idlib,  ordered troops to shoot protesters in Idlib at the beginning of September 2011.


31
Name of Individual:
Fu'ad TAWIL

Additional Information:
Major General, Deputy Head, Syrian Air Force Intelligence, responsible for the use of violence across Syria and intimidation and torutre of ptotestors.


32
Name of Individual:
George CHAOUI

Additional Information:
Member of Syrian electronic army. Involved in the violent crackdown and call for violence against the civilian population across Syria.


33
Name of Individual:
Ghassan AFIF

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander from 45th Regiment,  Commander of military operations in Homs, Baniyas and Idlib.


34
Name of Individual:
Ghassan BELAL

Additional Information:
General, General in command of the 4th Division reserve bureau. Adviser to Maher al-ASSAD and coordinator of security operations. Responsible for the crackdown on the civilian popualtion across Syria.


35
Name of Individual:
Ghassan KHALIL

Additional Information:
Brigadier-General, head of General Intelligence Directorate's (GID) Information Branch. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population in Syria.


36
Name of Individual:
Ghiath FAYAD

Additional Information:
Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


37
Name of Individual:
Hafez MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:
2/04/1971

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Diplomatic passport number 2246. Colonel and Head of Unit in General Intelligence Directorate, Damascus Branch. Close to Mahir Al-Assad, has been involved in violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0012


38
Name of Individual:
Hassan Bin-Ali AL-TURKMANI

Date of Birth:
1935

Place of Birth:
Aleppo, Syria

Additional Information:
Deputy Vice-Minister, former Minister for Defence, Special Envoy of President Bashar Al-Assad.


39
Name of Individual:
Hayel AL-ASSAD

Additional Information:
Assistant to Maher Al-Assad, Head of the military police unit of the army's 4th Division, involved in repression.


40
Name of Individual:
Hisham IKHTIYAR

Date of Birth:
1941

Additional Information:
Head of the Syrian National Security Bureau; invovled in the crackdown on the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0028


41
Name of Individual:
Hossein TAEB

Also know as (aka):
a) Hassan TAEB, b) Hosein TAEB, c) Hussayn TAEB, d) Hojjatoleslam Hossein TA'EB

Date of Birth:
1963

Place of Birth:
Tehran, Iran

Additional Information:
Deputy Commander for Intelligence of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress  protests in Syria.


42
Name of Individual:
Husam SUKKAR

Additional Information:
Brigadier, Presidential Adviser on Security Affairs. Presdential Adviser for security agencies' repression and violence against the civilian population.


43
Name of Individual:
Ibrahim AL-HASSAN

Additional Information:
Major General,  Deputy Chief of Staff. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


44
Name of Individual:
Ihab MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:
21/01/1973

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Passport no. N002848852. Vice-President of SyriaTel and caretaker for Rami Makhlouf's US company; provides funding to the regime allowing the crackdown on demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0030

Also know as (aka):
a) Ehab Makhlouf, b) Iehab Makhlouf


45
Name of Individual:
Iyad MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:
21/01/1973

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Passport no. N001820740. Brother of Rami Makhlouf (businessman who provides funding to the regime) and GID officer involved in the crackdown on the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0031

Also know as (aka):
Eyad Makhlouf.


46
Name of Individual:
Jamal YUNES

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander of 555th Regiment.  Gave orders to troops to shoot at protesters in Mo'adamiyeh.


47
Name of Individual:
Jamea JAMEA

Also know as (aka):
Jami JAMI

Additional Information:
Brigadier-General, Branch Chief for Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) in Dayr az-Zor. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population in Dayr az-Zor and Alboukamal.


48
Name of Individual:
Jamil HASSAN

Additional Information:
Head of Syrian Airforce Intelligence, has been involved in the repression against the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0009


49
Name of Individual:
Jasim AL-FURAYJ

Additional Information:
Lt General, Chief of General staff. Responsible for the use of violence against protestors across Syria.


50
Name of Individual:
Jawdat Ibrahim SAFI

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander of 154th Regiment.  Ordered troops to shoot at protesters in and around Damascus, including Mo"adamiyeh, Douma, Abasiyeh, Duma.


51
Name of Individual:
Jihad Mohamed SULTAN

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander of 65th Brigade.  Ordered troops to shoot protesters in Douma.


52
Name of Individual:
Jumah AL-AHMAD

Additional Information:
Major General, Commander Special Forces. Responsible for the use of violence against protestors across Syria.


53
Name of Individual:
Khald AL-TAWEEL

Additional Information:
Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


54
Name of Individual:
Khalid QADDUR

Additional Information:
Has close ties to Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Assad who is listed for the financial support he provides to the regime.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0039


55
Name of Individual:
Khalil ZGHRAYBIH

Additional Information:
Brigadier,  14th Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


56
Name of Individual:
Kifah MOULHEM

Additional Information:
Batallion Commander in the 4th Division. Responsible for the crakcdown on the civilian population in Deir el-Zor.


57
Name of Individual:
Lu'ai AL-ALI

Additional Information:
Colonel, Head of Syrian Military Intelligence, Dara'a Branch. Responsible for the violence against protestors in Dara'a.


58
Name of Individual:
Maan JDIID

Additional Information:
Captain,  Presidential Guard. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


59
Name of Individual:
Mahir AL-ASAD

Date of Birth:
08/12//1967

Additional Information:
Diplomatic passport No. 4138. Brother of Syrian President Bashar AL-Asad and brigade commander in the Syrian Army's 4th Armoured Division.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0004

Also know as (aka):
Maher Al-Assad


60
Name of Individual:
Tawfiq YOUNES

Additional Information:
Major General, Head of the Department for Internal Security of the General Intelligence Directorate.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0041


61
Name of Individual:
Makhmoud al-KHATTIB

Additional Information:
Head of Investigative Branch (Political Security Directorate). As Head of the Investigative Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for detention and torture of detainees.


62
Name of Individual:
Mehran KHWANDA

Also know as (aka):
Mahran KHWANDA

Date of Birth:
11/05/1938

Additional Information:
Owner of transport company QADMOUS TRANSPORT CO,  provides logistical support to violent repression of civilian population in areas of operation of pro-government militias involved in violence (shabihas), Passport No. 3298858, expired 09.05.2004; 001452904,expired 29.11.2011; 006283523 expiry 28.06.2017.


63
Name of Individual:
Mohamed HAMCHO

Date of Birth:
20/05/1966

Additional Information:
Passport no. 002954347. Brother-in-law of Mahif Al-Assad (principal overseer of violence against demonstrators); businessman and local agent for several foreign companies; provides funding to the regime allowing the crackdown on demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0027


64
Name of Individual:
Mohamed Heikmat IBRAHIM

Additional Information:
Head of Operations Branch (Political Security Directorate). As Head of the Operations Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for detention and torture of detainees.


65
Name of Individual:
Mohamed KHADDOR

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander of 106th Brigade, Presidential Guard.  Gave orders to troops to beat protesters with sticks and then arrest them.  Responsible for repression of peaceful protestors in Douma.


66
Name of Individual:
Mohamed MAARUF

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander from 45th Regiment,  commander of military operations in Homs.  Gave orders to shoot protesters in Homs.


67
Name of Individual:
Mohammad  MUFLEH

Additional Information:
Head of Syrian Military Intelligence in the town of Hama.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0038


68
Name of Individual:
Mohammad Ali JAFARI

Also know as (aka):
a) Aziz JA'FARI, b)  Ali JAFARI, c)  Mohammad Ali JAFARI, d) Mohammad Ali JA'FARI, e) Mohammad Ali JAFARI-NAJAFABADI

Date of Birth:
1/09/1957

Place of Birth:
Yazd, Iran

Additional Information:
Brigadier Commander, General Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress protests in Syria.


69
Name of Individual:
Mohammad Dib ZEITOUN

Additional Information:
Head of Political Security, has been involved in violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0018


70
Name of Individual:
Mohammad Ibrahim AL-CHAAR

Also know as (aka):
 Mohammad Ibrahim AL-SHA’AR

Additional Information:
Syria’s Minister for Interior, has been involved in violence against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0006


71
Name of Individual:
Mohammed JABIR

Place of Birth:
Latakia

Additional Information:
Shabiha militia. Associate of Maher Al-Assad for the Shabiha militia. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population and co-ordination of Shabiha milita groups.


72
Name of Individual:
Mohammed MAKHLOUF

Additional Information:
Close associate and maternal uncle of Bashar and Mahir al-Assad. Business associate and father of Rami, Ihab and Iyad Makhlouf.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0037

Also know as (aka):
Abu Rami


73
Name of Individual:
Mohsin MAKHLOUF

Additional Information:
Brigadier General,  gave orders to troops to shoot protesters in Al-Herak.


74
Name of Individual:
Muahmamd AL-SHAAR

Additional Information:
Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


75
Name of Individual:
Muhammad Ali DURGHAM

Additional Information:
Major General, Commander of 4th Division,  ordered troops to shoot at protesters in and around Damascus, including Mo"adamiyeh, Douma, Abasiyeh, Duma


76
Name of Individual:
Muhammad Nasif KHAYRBIK

Date of Birth:
10/05/1937; 20/05/1937

Place of Birth:
Hama

Additional Information:
Diplomatic passport no. 0002250. Deputy Vice President of Syria for National Security Affairs; involved in the crackdown on the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0029


77
Name of Individual:
Muhammad Said BUKHAYTAN

Additional Information:
Assistant Regional Secretary of Ba'ath Arab Socialist Party since 2005, 2000-2005,  Director for the national security of the regional Ba'ath party. Former Governor of Hama (1998-2000).  Close associate of President Bashar Al-Assad and Maher Al-Assad. Senior decision maker in the regime on repression of civilian population.


78
Name of Individual:
Muhammad ZAMRINI

Additional Information:
Brigadier-General, Branch Chief for Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) in Homs. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population in Homs.


79
Name of Individual:
Mujahed ISMAIL

Additional Information:
Member of Syrian electronic army (territorial intelligence service). Involved in the violent crakdown and call for violence against the civilian population across Syria.


80
Name of Individual:
Mundir AL-ASSAD

Also know as (aka):
Munzir AL-ASSAD

Additional Information:
Involved in repression against the civilian population as part of the Shabiha militia.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0005


81
Name of Individual:
Munir ADANOV

Also know as (aka):
Munir ADNUF

Additional Information:
Lieutenant-General, Deputy Chief of General Staff,(Operations and Training) for Syrian Army. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population in Syria.


82
Name of Individual:
Mustafa TLASS

Additional Information:
Lt General, Deputy Chief of General Staff (Logisitcs and Supplies). Responsible for the use of violence against protestors.


83
Name of Individual:
Nabil Rafik al KUZBARI

Additional Information:
Chairman of Cham Holding and acts on behalf of Rami Makhlouf. Cham Holding is tied to public corruption in Syria and is owned by Rami Makhlouf, a designated individual.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0010


84
Name of Individual:
Naim Jasem SULEIMAN

Additional Information:
Major General, Commander of 3rd Division.  Ordered troops to shoot at protesters in Douma.


85
Name of Individual:
Nasser AL-ALI

Additional Information:
Head of Deraa Regional Branch (Political Security Directorate).As Head of the Deraa Regional Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for detention and torture of detainees.


86
Name of Individual:
Nawful AL-HUSAYN

Additional Information:
Brigadier-General, Idlib Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) Branch Chief. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population in Idlib province.


87
Name of Individual:
NAZIH

Additional Information:
Major General, Deputy Director of General Intelligence Directorate. Responsible for the use of violence across Syria and intimidation and torture of protestors.


88
Name of Individual:
Nazih HASSUN

Additional Information:
Brigadier,  Syrian Air Force Intelligence. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


89
Name of Individual:
Nizar AL-ASSAD 

Original Script:
نزار الأسد

Additional Information:
Cousin of Bashar Al-Assad; previously head of the company "Nizar Oilfield Supplies".  Very close to key government officials. Financing Shabiha militiai in the region of Latakia.


90
Name of Individual:
Qasem SOLEIMANI

Also know as (aka):
Qasim SOLEIMANY

Additional Information:
Major General,  Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, IRGC - Qods. Involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress protests in Syria.


91
Name of Individual:
Rafiq SHAHADAH

Additional Information:
Brigadier-General, Head of Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) Branch 293 (Internal Affairs) in Damascus. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population. Advisor to President Bashar Al-Assad for strategic questions and military intelligence.


92
Name of Individual:
Ra'if AL-QUWATLI

Additional Information:
Has close ties to Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Assad who is listed for the financial support he provides to the regime.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0040


93
Name of Individual:
Ramadan Mahmoud RAMADAN

Additional Information:
Major General, Commander of 35th Special Forces Regiment. Ordered troops to shoot at protesters in Baniyas and Deraa.


94
Name of Individual:
Rami MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:
10/07/1969

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Passport number 454224. Syrian businessman and associate of Mahir Al-Assad, bankrolls the regime allowing violence against protestors.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0013


95
Name of Individual:
Riyad CHALICHE

Additional Information:
Director of the Military Housing Establishment, who has provided funds to the Assad regime; first cousin of President Assad.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0035


96
Name of Individual:
Rustum GHAZALI

Additional Information:
Head of Syrian Military Intelligence, and involved in repression against the civilian population.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0008


97
Name of Individual:
Saqr Khayr BEK

Additional Information:
Deputy Minister for the Interior. Responsible for the use of violence against the civilian population in Syria.


98
Name of Individual:
Suheil Salman HASSAN

Additional Information:
Major General, Commander of 5th Division.  Ordered troops to shoot at protesters in Deraa Govenorate


99
Name of Individual:
Talal MAKHLUF

Additional Information:
Brigadier,  103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.


100
Name of Individual:
Tayseer Qala AWWAD

Date of Birth:
1943

Place of Birth:
Damascus

Additional Information:
Minister of Justice. Associated with the Syrian regime, including by supporting its policies and practices of arbitrary arrest and detention.


101
Name of Individual:
Wafiq NASSER

Additional Information:
Head of Suwayda Regional Branch (Department of Military Intelligence),  as Head of the Suwayda Branch of the Department of Military Intelligence, responsible for arbitrary detention and torture of detainees in Suwayda.


102
Name of Individual:
Wajih MAHMUD

Additional Information:
Major General, Commander 18th Armoured Division. Responsible for the violence against protestors in Homs.


103
Name of Individual:
Walid AL-MOALLEM

Also know as (aka):
a) Walid MUALLEM, b)  Walid AL-MOUALEM, c)  Walid AL-MUALEM, d)  Walid AL-MUALLEM, e)  Walid MUHI EDDINE MOALLEM, f)  Walid MOALLEM, g)  Walid AL-MOUALLEM

Date of Birth:
1941

Place of Birth:
Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:
Senior Assad regime official who is a principal defender of the regime's activities.  Was appointed Foreign and Expatriates Minister in February 2006.


104
Name of Individual:
Yousef ISMAIL

Additional Information:
Brigadier General, Commander of 134th Brigade,  gave orders to troops to shoot at houses and people on roofs during a funeral in Talbiseh for protesters killed the previous day.


105
Name of Individual:
Zoulhima CHALICHE

Date of Birth:
1946 or 1951

Place of Birth:
Kerdaha

Additional Information:
Head of Presidential Security and involved in violence against demonstrators; first cousin of President Assad.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0034


106
Name of Individual:
Zuhair HAMAD

Additional Information:
Major General, Deputy Head of General Intelligence Directorate. Responsible for the use of violence across Syria and for intimidation and torture of protestors.

 
 
 
Part 2          Designated entities
 
Item
Description

1
Name of Entity:
Addounia TV

Also know as (aka):
Dounia TV

Additional Information:
Addounia TV has incited violence against the cilivan population in Syria. Telephone: +963-11-5667274, +963-11-5667271, Fax:+963-11-5667272 Website: http://www.addounia.tv


2
Name of Entity:
Al Mashreq Investment Fund

Also known as (aka)
a) AMIF, b)  Sunduq Al Mashrek Al Istithmari

Additional Information:
Al Mashreq Investment Fund is tied to public corruption in Syria and is owned by Rami Makhlouf, a designated individual.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0019


3
Name of Entity:
Al Watan

Address:
Al Watan Newspaper - Damascus - Duty Free Zone 

Additional Information:
Daily newspaper which participates in campaigns to spread disinformation and incite violence against demonstrators. Tel: 00963 11 2137400  Fax: 00963 11 2139928


4
Name of Entity:
Bena Properties

Additional Information:
Bena Properties is tied to public corruption in Syria and is owned by Rami Makhlouf, a designated individual.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0020


5
Name of Entity:
Business Lab

Address:
Maysat Square Al Rasafi Street Bldg. 9, PO Box 7155, Damascus 

Additional Information:
Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS. Tel: 963112725499; Fax: 963112725399


6
Name of Entity:
Centre d'études et de recherches syrien (CERS)

Also know as (aka):
a) CERS, Centre d'Ètude et de Recherche Scientifique, b)  SSRC, Scientific Studies and Research Centre, c) Centre de Recherche de Kaboun.

Address:
Barzeh Street, PO Box 4470, Damascus

Additional Information:
Provides support to the Syrian army for the acquisition of equipment used directly for the surveillance and repression of demonstrators


7
Name of Entity:
Cham Holding (note: this is a correction. We have incorrectly listed "Chan Holding")

Address:
Cham Holding Building Daraa Highway - Ashrafiyat Sahnaya Rif Dimashq - Syria P.O. Box 9525 

Additional Information:
Controlled by Rami Makhlouf; largest holding company in Syria, benefiting from and supporting the regime. Tel: +963 (11) 9962, +963 (11) 668 14000, +963 (11) 673 1044 Fax: +963 (11) 673 1274 Email: info@chamholding.sy  www.chamholding.sy

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0021


8
Name of Entity:
Cham Investment Group

Address:
Sehanya Daraa Highway, PO Box 9525.

Additional Information:
Economic entitiy financing the regime. Subsidiary of Cham Holding. Australia has already listed the parent company. tel 00 963 11 99 62


9
Name of Entity:
Cham Press TV

Address:
Al Qudsi Building, 2nd Floor - Baramkeh - Damascus 

Additional Information:
Television Channel which participates in campaigns to spread disinformation and incite violence against demonstrators. Tel: +963 - 11 - 2260805  Fax: +963 - 11 - 2260806  Email: mail@champress.com  Website: www.champress.net


10
Name of Entity:
Commercial Bank of Syria

Address:
Damascus Branch, P.O. Box 2231, Moawiya St., Damascus, Syria;- P.O. Box 933, Yousef Azmeh Square, Damascus, Syria; Aleppo Branch, P.O. Box 2, Kastel Hajjarin St., Aleppo, Syria.

Additional Information:
A Syrian state-owned financial institution which provides financial support to the regime and is an agent of designated Syrian and North Korean WMD proliferators and engaging in dealings with designated Iranian banks. SWIFT/BIC CMSY SY DA; all offices worldwide [NPWMD], Website: http://cbs-bank

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0042


11
Name of Entity:
El-Tel Co.

Also know as (aka):
El-Tel Middle East Company

Address:
Address: Dair Ali Jordan Highway, P.O. Box 13052, Damascus - Syria 

Additional Information:
Manufacturing and supplying tele-communication equipment for the Army. Tel: +963-11-221-2345 Fax: +963-11-44694450 Email: sales@eltelme.com Website: www.eltelme.com


12
Name of Entity:
Hamcho International

Additional Information:
Controlled by Mohammad Hamcho or Hamsho and provides funding to the Assad regime.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0043

Also know as (aka):
Hamsho International Group


13
Name of Entity:
Handasieh - Organization for Engineering Industries

Address:
P.O. Box 5966, Abou Bakr Al Seddeq Str. Damascus and PO BOX 2849 Al Moutanabi Street, Damascus and PO BOX 21120 Baramkeh, Damascus

Additional Information:
Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS. Tel: 963112121816 - 963112121834 - 963112214650 - 963112212743 - 963115110117


14
Name of Entity:
Industrial Solutions

Address:
Baghdad Street 5, PO Box 6394, Damascus. 

Additional Information:
Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS. Tel/fax: 963114471080


15
Name of Entity:
IRGC Qods Force

Also know as (aka):
Quds Force

Additional Information:
The Qods (or Quds) Force is a specialist arm of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The Qods Force is involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress protests in Syria. IRGC Qods Force has provided technical assistance, equipment and support to the Syrian security services to repress civilian protest movements.


16
Name of Entity:
Mada Transport Group

Address:
Sehanya Dara'a Highway, PO Box 9525.

Additional Information:
Economic entitiy financing the regime. Subsidiary of Cham Holding, Australia has already listed the parent company. Ttel 00 963 11 99 62


17
Name of Entity:
Mechanical Construction Factory (MCF)

Address:
P.O. Box 35202, Industrial Zone, Al Qadam Road, Damascus

Additional Information:
Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS.


18
Name of Entity:
Military Housing Establishment

Additional Information:
A public works company controlled by Riyad Chaliche and the Syrian Ministry of Defence; provides funding to the regime.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0044

Also know as (aka):
MILIHOUSE


19
Name of Entity:
Ramak Constructions Co.

Address:
Address: Daar'a Highway, Damascus, Syria 

Additional Information:
Construction of military barracks, border post barracks and other buildings for Army needs. Telephone: +963-11-6858111  Mobile: +963-933+240231


20
Name of Entity:
Souruh Company

Also know as (aka):
SOROH Al Cham Company

Address:
Address: Adra Free Zone Area Damascus - Syria 

Additional Information:
Investment in local military industrial projects, manufacturing weapons parts and related items. 100% of the company is owned by Rami Makhlouf.. Telephone: +963-11-5327266 Mobile: +963-933-526812 +963-932-878282 Fax: +963-11-5316396      Email: sorohco@gmail.com     Website: http://sites.google.com/site/sorohco


21
Name of Entity:
Syrian Air Force Intelligence (SAFI)

Also know as (aka):
Air Force Intelligence Agency

Additional Information:
In late April 2011, security forces including personnel from SAFI fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse crowds of demonstrators who took to the streets in Damascus and other cities after noon prayers, killing at least 43 people.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0022


22
Name of Entity:
Syrian General Intelligence Directorate (GID)

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0023


23
Name of Entity:
Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank

Additional Information:
Owned or controlled by the Commercial Bank of Syria

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0045


24
Name of Entity:
Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI)

Also know as (aka):
Military Intelligence Directorate

Additional Information:
The Syrian Military Intelligence is one of the four major branches of Syria's security forces and has used force against and arrested demonstrators participating in the unrest.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0024


25
Name of Entity:
Syrian National Security Bureau (NSB)

Additional Information:
The Syrian National Security Bureau is an element of the Syrian Ba'ath Party and directed Syrian security forces to use extreme force against demonstrators.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0025


26
Name of Entity:
Syrian Political Security Directorate

Additional Information:
Has been responsible for human rights abuses in the Syrian city of Daraa in March and April 2011.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0046


27
Name of Entity:
Syriatel

Additional Information:
Owned or controlled by Rami Makhlouf, Syrian businessman and regime insider and by Al Mashreq Investment Fund, both of which are already listed by Australia.

Listing Information:
Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0047


28
Name of Entity:
Syronics - Syrian Arab Co. for Electronic Industries

Address:
Kaboon Street, P.O. Box 5966, Damascus                 

Additional Information:
Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS. Tel-No.: +963-11-5111352                 Fax: +963-11-5110117

 
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