All human rights abuses articles
The Office of Foreign Assets Control has added 18 individuals across six geographies to its Specially Designated Nationals list for their roles in serious human rights abuse. Six entities have also been added to the list.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has issued an advisory to U.S. financial institutions to highlight the connection between corrupt senior foreign political figures and their enabling of human rights abuses.
Compliance and risk practitioners, beware: A new report from the U.S. Department of State detailing aspects of the human rights situation in North Korea has listed Chol Hyun Construction as a company that practices state-sponsored slavery.