First List: As it Pertains to the Atrocities Committed in Tigray

SANCTIONS AND US TRAVEL BAN

Notice of OFAC Actions

As of 11/29/2021, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below.


Individuals

  1. NEMARIAM, Abraha Kassa (a.k.a. KASSA, Abraha; a.k.a. KASSA, Wedi), Eritrea; DOB 15 Jul 1953; POB Eritrea; nationality Eritrea; Gender Male; Passport D000294 (Eritrea) (individual) [ETHIOPIA-EO14046].Designated pursuant to section 1(f)(iii) of E.O. 14046 for being or having been a leader, official, senior executive officer, or member of the board of directors of the Government of Eritrea or its ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice on or after November 1, 2020, where the leader, official, senior executive officer, or director is responsible for or complicit in, or who has directly or indirectly engaged or attempted to engage in, any activity contributing to the crisis in northern Ethiopia.

2. W KIDAN, Hagos Ghebrehiwet (a.k.a. WELDEKIDANE, Hagos Ghebrehiwet; a.k.a. WOLDEKIDAN, Hagos Ghebrehiwet), Asmara, Eritrea; DOB 25 Apr 1953; POB Senafe, Eritrea; nationality Eritrea; Gender Male; National ID No. 0882109 (Eritrea) (individual) [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. Designated pursuant to section 1(g) of E.O. 14046 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of the People's Front for Democracy and Justice.

Entities

1. PEOPLE'S FRONT FOR DEMOCRACY AND JUSTICE, Eritrea; Organization Established Date 1993; Organization Type: Activities of political organizations [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of E.O. 14046 for being an entity, including any government entity or a political party, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, activities that have contributed to the crisis in northern Ethiopia or have obstructed a ceasefire or peace process to resolve such crisis.

2. ERITREAN DEFENSE FORCES (a.k.a. ERITREAN DEFENSE FORCE), Eritrea; Organization Established Date 1993; Target Type Government Entity [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of E.O. 14046 for being an entity, including any government entity or a political party, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, activities that have contributed to the crisis in northern Ethiopia or have obstructed a ceasefire or peace process to resolve such crisis.

3. RED SEA TRADING CORPORATION, Felket Street, Asmara, Eritrea; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Organization Established Date 1984 [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. Designated pursuant to section 1(h) of E.O. 14046 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Hagos Ghebrehiwet W Kidan.

4. HIDRI TRUST, Felket Street, Asmara, Eritrea; Organization Established Date 1994 [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. Designated pursuant to section 1(h) of E.O. 14046 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the People's Front for Democracy and Justice.