Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Ni Lin Aung


Deputy Minister for Home Affairs and Police Chief (appointed on 21 July 2023).\nWorked in the Eastern Central Command since August 2022.\nFormer Commander of the Eastern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)

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Brigadier General Ni Lin Aung is the Commander of the Eastern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). Part of the jurisdiction of the Eastern Command is the State of Kayah. In an attack on 24 December 2021 near Moso village in Phruso township, Karenni (Kayah) State, at least 35 persons were killed, among them civilians, children and two hum...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-02-21)

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Myanmar/Burma


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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

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- All assets of the persons and entities listed in Annexes IV of Council Regulation (EU) 401/2013 should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. The list of persons and entities concerned is included in the Financial Sanctions Database (linked). - Member States shall enforce travel rest...

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In view of the absence of progress towards democratization and of the violation of human rights in Myanmar/Burma, on 28 October 1996, the EU reaffirmed the restrictive measures already in place, which included an arms embargo, and introduced additional ones, such as travel restrictions and the suspension of high-level bilateral governmental visits ...

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