France and US sanctions for Khashoggi killing

  • Last month Sanctionline reported on the possible sanctions to be imposed for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    On 15 November OFAC imposed asset freezes and travel bans on 17 Saudi Arabian nationals under the US Global Magnitsky sanctions programme.

    On 19 November France announced the imposition of sanctions on 18 Saudi Arabian nationals in connection with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The sanctions prevent the 18 individuals from gaining access to France and the rest of the Schengen area.

  • Canada joins the US and France by also imposing sanctions for the murder of Khashoggi