The US State Department has added 6 people to OFAC’s SDN List, designating them as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).
Abdullah al-Meshedani, Basil Hassan, and Abdelilah Himich have been designated for supporting ISIL. All 3 are said to be involved in ISIL’s external operations or the recruitment and management of foreign terrorist fighters, and Himich was allegedly involved in the planning of the Paris and Brussels attacks last year.
Victor Palomino, Jorge Palomino, and Tarcela Vilchez have been designated for their leadership roles in the designated Peruvian organisation Shining Path, which is said to be committed to violently overthrowing the Peruvian government. Victor and Jorge Palmonio were designated as SDGTs in addition to their existing designations as Narcotics Trafficking Kingpins.