Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Peter Gadet Yaak


Peter Gadet Yak; Peter Gatdet Yaka; Peter Gadet; Peter Gatdet; Peter Gatdet Yaak; Peter Gatdeet Yaka


Commander of Sudan People's Liberation Army

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Appointed the SPLA-IO's Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations on December 21, 2014. Forces under his command targeted civilians, including women, in April 2014 during an assault on Bentiu, including targeted killings on the basis of ethnicity. Peter Gadet was listed on 1 July 2015 pursuant to paragraphs 7(a), 7(d), 7(e) and 8 of resolution 2206 (20...

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Peter Gadet is the commander of Sudan People's Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO) forces that have engaged in actions that have extended the conflict in South Sudan, including breaches of the January 2014 Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA). Forces led by Gadet attacked and captured Kaka, Upper Nile State from the Sudan People's Liberat...

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan


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Target State

South Sudan


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...

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