UN & EU add KIB group to ISIL & A-Q sanctions list

UN5.jpgThe UN Security Council has added the group Khatiba Imam al-Bukhari (KIB) to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list (asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo imposed). The group was listed for (inter alia) being “associated with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant”, as well as having committed “terrorist attacks against military and civilian installations in the Syrian Arab Republic”. UN press release here, and Narrative Summary of Reasons for Listing here.

The EU implemented this listing on 5 April 2018 by adopting Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2918/537. EU Notice here.

This entry was posted in Latest EU Measures, Terrorist Sanctions, United Nations by Maya Lester QC. Bookmark the permalink.

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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