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Financial Sanctions Notice Yemen 26 February 2021

Published byExternal Relations
Date published
26 February 2021


1. On 25 February 2021, the United Nations Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 2140 (2014) concerning Yemen approved the addition of 1 entry to its list of individuals and entities subject to an asset freeze.

2. In accordance with the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 and the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Implementation of External Sanctions) (Jersey) Order 2021 this asset-freeze designation is effective immediately in Jersey.

Notice summary (Full details are provided in the Annex to this Notice)

3. The following entry has been added and is subject to an asset freeze:

  • Sultan Saleh Aida Aida ZABIN

What you must do

4. You must:

  • check whether you maintain any accounts or hold any funds or economic resources for the persons set out in the Annex to this Notice.
  • freeze such accounts, and other funds or economic resources.
  • refrain from dealing with the funds or assets or making them available (directly or indirectly) to such persons unless licensed by the Minister for External Relations (“MER”).
  • report any findings to MER, together with any additional information that would facilitate compliance with the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 (“SAFL”).
  • provide any information concerning the frozen assets of designated persons that MER may request. Information reported to MER may be passed on to other regulatory authorities or law enforcement.

5. Failure to comply with sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further information

6. Further information on sanctions can be found on the Government of Jersey website and the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) website.

7. Jersey guidance on the Yemen is available on JFSC website.

8. Copies of Jersey sanctions legislation, including the Order and SAFL, can be found on the Jersey Legal Information Board website.

9. Further details on the UN measures in respect of Yemen can be found on the relevant UN Sanctions Committee webpage.

10. A copy of the UK sanctions list can be found here.

11. A copy of the OFSI consolidated list can be found here.


12. Non-media enquiries, reports and licence applications should be addressed to:

Head of International Compliance

Office of the Chief Executive

External Relations





1. ZABIN, Sultan Saleh Aida Aida

Position: Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Sanaa Other information: Sultan Saleh Aida Aida Zabin has engaged in acts that threaten the peace, security and stability of Yemen, including violations of applicable international humanitarian law and human rights abuses in Yemen. Zabin has played a prominent role in a policy of intimidation and use of systematic arrest, detention, torture, sexual violence and rape against politically active women. Zabin as director for CID is directly responsible for, or by virtue of his authority responsible for, and complicit in the use of multiple places of detention including house arrest, police stations, formal prisons and detention centres and undisclosed detention centres. In these sites, women, including at least one minor, were forcibly disappeared, repeatedly interrogated, raped, tortured, denied timely medical treatment and subjected to forced labour. Zabin himself directly inflicted torture in some cases. Listed on: 25/02/2021

Ministry of External Relations

26 February 2021

Financial Sanctions Notice Yemen 26 February 2021
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