24.1.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 19/6


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 55/2012

of 23 January 2012

implementing Article 33(1) of Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 of 18 January 2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria and repealing Regulation (EU) No 442/2011 (1), and in particular Article 33(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 18 January 2012, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 36/2012.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Syria and in accordance with Council Implementing Decision 2012/37/CFSP of 23 January 2012 implementing Decision 2011/782/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria (2), additional persons and entities should be included in the list of persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The persons and entities listed in the Annex to this Regulation shall be added to the list set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 23 January 2012.

For the Council

The President

C. ASHTON


(1)  OJ L 16, 19.1.2012, p. 1.

(2)  See page 33 of this Official Journal.


ANNEX

Persons and entities referred to in Article 1

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Brigadier General

Jawdat Ibrahim Safi

Commander of 154th Regiment

Ordered troops to shoot at protestors in and around Damascus, including Mo'adamiyeh, Douma, Abasiyeh, Duma.

23.1.2012

2.

Major General

Muhammad Ali Durgham

Commander in 4th Division

Ordered troops to shoot at protestors in and around Damascus, including Mo'adamiyeh, Douma, Abasiyeh, Duma

23.1.2012

3.

Major General

Ramadan Mahmoud Ramadan

Commander of 35th Special Forces Regiment

Ordered troops to shoot protestors in Baniyas and Deraa

23.1.2012

4.

Brigadier General

Ahmed Yousef Jarad

Commander of 132nd Brigade

Ordered troops to shoot at protestors in Deraa, including the use of machine guns and anti-aircraft guns.

23.1.2012

5.

Major General

Naim Jasem Suleiman

Commander of the 3rd Division

Gave orders to troops to shoot protestors in Douma.

23.1.2012

6.

Brigadier General

Jihad Mohamed Sultan

Commander of 65th Brigade

Gave orders to troops to shoot protestors in Douma

23.1.2012

7.

Major General

Fo'ad Hamoudeh

Commander of the military operations in Idlib

Gave orders to troops to shoot protestors in Idlib at the beginning of September 2011

23.1.2012

8.

Major General

Bader Aqel

Special Forces Commander

Gave the soldiers orders to pick up the bodies and hand them over to the mukhabarat and responsible for the violence in Bukamal.

23.1.2012

9.

Brigadier General

Ghassan Afif

Commander from the 45th Regiment

Commander of military operations in Homs, Baniyas and Idlib

23.1.2012

10.

Brigadier General

Mohamed Maaruf

Commander from the 45th Regiment

Commander of military operations in Homs. Gave orders to shoot protestors in Homs.

23.1.2012

11.

Brigadier General

Yousef Ismail

Commander of the 134th Brigade

Gave orders to troops to shoot at houses and people on roofs during a funeral in Talbiseh for protesters killed the previous day.

23.1.2012

12.

Brigadier General

Jamal Yunes

Commander of the 555th Regiment.

Gave orders to troops to shoot at protestors in Mo'adamiyeh.

23.1.2012

13.

Brigadier General

Mohsin Makhlouf

 

Gave orders to troops to shoot at protestors in Al-Herak.

23.1.2012

14.

Brigadier General

Ali Dawwa

 

Gave orders to troops to shoot protestors in Al-Herak

23.1.2012

15.

Brigadier General

Mohamed Khaddor

Commander of the 106th Brigade, Presidential Guard

Gave orders to troops to beat the protesters with sticks and then arrest them. Responsible for repression of peaceful protestors in Douma.

23.1.2012

16.

Major General

Suheil Salman Hassan

Commander of 5th Division

Gave orders to troops to shoot at the protesters in Deraa Governorate.

23.1.2012

17.

Wafiq Nasser

Head of Suwayda Regional Branch (Department of Military Intelligence)

As Head of the Suwayda branch of the Department for Military Intelligence, responsible for arbitrary detention and torture of detainees in Suwayda.

23.1.2012

18.

Ahmed Dibe

Head of Deraa Regional Branch (General Security Directorate)

As Head of the Deraa Regional Branch of the General Security Directorate, responsible for arbitrary detention and torture of detainees in Deraa.

23.1.2012

19.

Makhmoud al-Khattib

Head of Investigative Branch (Political Security Directorate)

As Head of the Investigative Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for detention and torture of detainees.

23.1.2012

20.

Mohamed Heikmat Ibrahim

Head of Operations Branch (Political Security Directorate)

As Head of the Operations Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for detention and torture of detainees.

23.1.2012

21.

Nasser Al-Ali

Head of Deraa Regional Branch (Political Security Directorate)

As Head of the Deraa Regional Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for detention and torture of detainees.

23.1.2012

22.

Mehran (or Mahran) Khwanda

Owner of transport company Qadmous Transport Co. Date of birth 11.05.1938 Passports: No 3298 858, expired 09.05.2004, No 001452904, expires 29.11.2011, No 006283523, expires 28.06.2017.

Provides logistical support to violent repression of civilian population in areas of operation of pro-government militias involved in violence (shabihas).

23.1.2012

23.

Industrial Bank

Dar Al Muhanisen Building, 7th Floor, Maysaloun Street, P.O. Box 7572 Damascus, Syria.

Tel: +963 11-222-8200. +963 11-222-7910

Fax: +963 11-222-8412

State-owned bank.

Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

24.

Popular Credit Bank

Dar Al Muhanisen Building, 6th Floor, Maysaloun Street, Damascus, Syria.

Tel: +963 11-222-7604. +963 11-221-8376

Fax: +963 11-221-0124

State-owned bank.

Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

25.

Saving Bank

Syria-Damascus – Merjah – Al-Furat St. P.O. Box: 5467

Fax: 224 4909 – 245 3471

Tel: 222 8403

e-mail: s.bank@scs-net.org post-gm@net.sy

State-owned bank.

Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

26.

Agricultural Cooperative Bank

Agricultural Cooperative Bank Building, Damascus Tajhez, P.O. Box 4325, Damascus, Syria.

Tel: +963 11-221-3462; +963 11-222-1393

Fax: +963 11-224-1261

Website: www.agrobank.org

State-owned bank.

Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

27.

Syrian Lebanese

Commercial Bank

Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank Building, 6th Floor, Makdessi Street, Hamra, P.O. Box 11-8701, Beirut, Lebanaon.

Tel: +961 1-741666

Fax: +961 1-738228; +961 1-753215; +961 1-736629

Website: www.slcb.com.lb

Subsidiary of the Commercial Bank of Syria already listed.

Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

28.

Deir ez-Zur

Petroleum Company

Dar Al Saadi Building 1st, 5th, and 6th Floor Zillat Street Mazza Area P.O. Box 9120 Damascus Syria

Tel: +963 11-662-1175; +963 11-662-1400

Fax: +963 11-662-1848

Joint venture of GPC. Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

29.

Ebla Petroleum Company

Head Office Mazzeh Villat Ghabia Dar Es Saada 16 Damascus, Syria

Tel: +963 116691100

P.O. Box 9120

Joint venture of GPC. Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012

30.

Dijla Petroleum Company

Building No. 653 – 1st Floor, Daraa Highway, P.O. Box 81, Damascus, Syria

Joint venture of GPC. Provides financial support to the regime.

23.1.2012