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Ye Win Oo

Ye Win Oo
ရဲဝင်းဦး
Joint Secretary of the State Administration Council
Assumed office
2 February 2021
LeaderMin Aung Hlaing
Chief of Military Security Affairs
Assumed office
10 February 2020[1]
Personal details
Born21 February 1966 (1966-02-21) (age 58)
Burma (now Myanmar)
SpouseNilar
ChildrenTheit Thinzar Ye
Military service
Allegiance Myanmar
RankLieutenant General

Lieutenant-General Ye Win Oo (Burmese: ရဲဝင်းဦး; born 21 February 1966[2]) is a Burmese military officer who is currently serving as the Joint Secretary of State Administration Council (SAC) and the Chief of Military Security Affairs.[3] He was appointed as the Joint Secretary of the SAC on 2 February 2021, in aftermath of the 2021 Myanmar coup d'état.[4]

Early life and education

Ye Win Oo was born on 21 February 1966.[5] He graduated from the Officers Training School, Bahtoo in 1989 as part of the 77th intake.[6]

Military career

From 2018 to 2020, he served as the commander of the Southwestern Command, which encompasses Ayeyarwady Region.[6]

Sanctions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has imposed sanctions on "Ye Win Oo" since 11 February 2021, pursuant to Executive Order 14014, in response to the Burmese military’s coup against the democratically elected civilian government of Burma. The US sanctions include freezing of assets under the US and ban on transactions with US person.[7]

The Government of Canada has imposed sanctions on him since 18 February 2021, pursuant to Special Economic Measures Act and Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations, in response to the gravity of the human rights and humanitarian situation in Myanmar (formerly Burma). Canadian sanctions include freezing of assets under Canada and ban on transactions with Canadian person.[8][9]

HM Treasury and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the United Kingdom have imposed sanctions on him since 25 February 2021, for his responsibility for serious human rights violations in Burma. The UK sanctions include freezing of assets under the UK and ban on traveling or transiting to the UK.[10]

Furthermore, the Council of the European Union has imposed sanctions on him since 22 March 2021, pursuant to Council Regulation (EU) 2021/479 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/480 which amended Council Regulation (EU) No 401/2013, for his responsibility for the military coup and the subsequent military and police repression against peaceful demonstrators. The EU sanctions include freezing of assets under member countries of the EU and ban on traveling or transiting to the countries.[11][12]

Personal life

Ye Win Oo is married to Daw Nilar (b. 1968), and has one daughter, Theit Thinzar Ye (b. 1997).[13][14]

See also

References

  1. ^ ဆန်းမိုးထွန်း (12 February 2020). "တပ်မတော် စစ်ဘက်ရေးရာ လုံခြုံရေးအရာရှိချုပ်အဖြစ် အနောက်တောင်တိုင်း စစ်ဌာနချုပ် တိုင်းမှူး ဗိုလ်ချုပ် ရဲဝင်းဦးအား ခန့်အပ်". Eleven Media Group (in Burmese). Archived from the original on 12 July 2021. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Issuance of Executive Order "Blocking Property With Respect To The Situation In Burma;" Burma-related Designations and Designations Updates". THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY. 11 February 2021. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  3. ^ Htet Myet Min Tun; Moe Thuzar; Michael Montesano (23 July 2021). "Min Aung Hlaing and His Generals: Data on the Military Members of Myanmar's State Administration Council Junta". ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute. Archived from the original on 25 July 2021. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Order No (9/2021), Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). The Global New Light of Myanmar. 3 February 2021. p. 3. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Issuance of Executive Order "Blocking Property With Respect To The Situation In Burma;" Burma-related Designations and Designations Updates". U.S. Department of the Treasury. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  6. ^ a b "Min Aung Hlaing and His Generals: Some Biographical Notes". FULCRUM. 2021-08-04. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  7. ^ "United States Targets Leaders of Burma's Military Coup Under New Executive Order". The U.S. Department of the Treasury. 11 February 2021. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  8. ^ "Special Economic Measures Act (S.C. 1992, c. 17)". Justice Laws Website. 4 June 1992. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  9. ^ "Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations: SOR/2021-18". The Government of Canada. 18 February 2021. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  10. ^ Raab, Dominic (25 February 2021). "UK sanctions further Myanmar military figures for role in coup: 25 February 2021:Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announces further sanctions against members of Myanmar's State Administration Council". The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Myanmar/Burma: EU sanctions 11 people over the recent military coup and ensuing repression". The Council of the European Union. 22 March 2021. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  12. ^ "Official Journal of the European Union". 22 March 2021. pp. 15–24. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  13. ^ Burma, U. S. Mission (2021-07-03). "Treasury Sanctions Senior Officials and Family Members Connected to Burma's Military". U.S. Embassy in Burma. Retrieved 2022-08-04.
  14. ^ "Burma-related Designations; Iran-related Designations Removals; Non-proliferation Designations Removals". U.S. Department of the Treasury. Retrieved 2022-08-04.
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