How US Sanctions against the Houthi Militia affect Humanitarian Work and Doing Business in Yemen


Client Alert
28 January 2021 By DR. KILIAN BÄLZ ,HUSSAM MUJALLY

On 11th January 2021, the outgoing Trump Administration designated the Houthi militia as a “foreign terrorist organization” and thereby subjected it and the de facto government it controls to the American Counter Terrorism Sanctions Program. The Program also authorizes the US Government to impose sanctions against international companies and organizations that provide support, services, or assistance to, or otherwise trade with, the designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations. This client alert discusses the impact of these measures on humanitarian work and doing business in Yemen.

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