Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Jock Riak

Aliases

Jok Riak; Gabriel Jok; Gabriel JOK RIAK MAKOL

Position

Appointed as Chief of Defence Forces on 2 May 2018. Commanded SPLA Sector One, which operates primarily within Unity State, since January 2013.

Nationality

South Sudan

DoB

1966-01-01

Address

['Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan, South Sudan' 'Unity State,South Sudan, South Sudan']

Reg. ID

['M6600000258472 (id-National identification card) ' 'D00008623 (passport-National passport) ']

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32018R1934&from=EN

Official reason

Appointed as Chief of Defence Forces on 2 May 2018. Commanded SPLA Sector One, which operates primarily within Unity State, since January 2013. In his position as the SPLA Sector One commander, he has expanded or extended the conflict in South Sudan through breaches of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement. The SPLA is a South Sudanese military en...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2015-07-01)

Date of listing

2018-12-11

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan

Regime

UN, EU country specific

Target State

South Sudan

Measures

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

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in Annex I and II of Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/740.

Official Information

The Council of the EU first adopted restrictive measures in relation to South Sudan on 10 July 2014, after the outbreak of a destructive conflict between the Government of South Sudan and opposition forces in December 2013. Alarmed by the seriousness of the situation, the Council of the EU adopted restrictive measures in relation to persons who obs...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02015D0740-20230404