EU IMPLEMENTS UN UPDATES TO AL-QAEDA SANCTIONS LIST

On 21 March 2015, the EU added 3 people and 1 entity to its sanctions against Al-Qaida, removed 4 individuals, and amended the entry for 1 other.  This is to reflect changes made by the United Nations Security Council on 19 February, 13 March, and 16 March 2015.  Listed individuals and entities are subject to an EU-wide asset freeze.

The additions to the list are:

  1. Angga Dimas Pershada
  2. Bambang Sukirno
  3. Wiji Joko Santoso
  4. Hilal Ahmar Society Indonesia

The removals from the list are:

  1. Mustafa Mohamed Fadhil
  2. Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali
  3. Said Ali Al-Shihri
  4. Hakimullah Mehsud

The entry for Khalifa Muhammad Turki Al-Subaiy is amended to record 2 additional aliases.

The updates are brought into force by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/480 amending Council Regulation (EC) 881/2002.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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