June 29, 2016: SECO updates terror sanctions listings

On Wednesday, Swiss regulators amended the following individual listings under the Al-Qaida/bin Laden/Taliban sanctions program:

 

SSID: 10-14546 Foreign identifier: QI.A.282.10. Name: Qasim YahyaMohamed Mahdi Al- Rimi
DOB: 5 Jun 1978 POB: SanaaRaymah village, Sanaa Governorate, Yemen Good quality a.k.a.: a) Qasim Al-Rimi b) Qasim al-Raymi c) Qassim al-Raymi d) Qasim al-Rami e) Qasim Mohammed Mahdi Al Remi f) Qassim Mohammad Mahdi Al Rimi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Qasim Yahya Mahdi ‘Abd al-Rimi b) Abu HurayahHurayrah al-Sana’ai c) Abu ‘Ammar d) Abu Hurayrah Address: Yemen Nationality: Yemen Identification document: a) Passport No. 00344994, Yemen, Date of issue: 3 Jul 1999 b) Other No. 973406, Yemen, Date of issue: 3 Jul 1996 (Yemeni national identification number)

Other information: INTERPOL Red Notice fileMother’s name: Fatima Muthanna Yahya. Photo available for Al Rimi (f/n) Qassim Yahya Mahdi # 2006/6496, Control # A-478/3- 2009.inclusion in the INTERPOL- UN Security Council Special Notice. Leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (SSID 10-17330) since Jun 2015, pledged loyalty to Aiman al- Zawahiri (SSID 10-14766). Modifications: Amended on 24 Jun 2016

SSID: 10-14723 Foreign identifier: QI.A.274.10. Name: Nasir ‘Abd-Al-Karim ‘Abdullah Al- Wahishi
DOB: a) 1 Oct 1976 b) 8/10/1396 (Hijri calendar) POB: Yemen Good quality a.k.a.: a) Nasir al-Wahishi b) Abu Basir Nasir al-Wahishi c) Naser Abdel Karim al-Wahishi d) Nasir Abd al-Karim al-Wuhayshi e) Abu Basir Nasir Al-Wuhayshi f) Nasser Abdul-karim Abdullah al-Wouhichi g) Abu Baseer al-Wehaishi h) Abu Basir Nasser al-Wuhishi i) Abdul Kareem Abdullah Al-Woohaishi j) Nasser Abdelkarim Saleh Al Wahichi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Basir b) Abu Bashir Nationality: Yemen Identification document: Passport No. 40483, Yemen, Date of issue: 5 Jan 1997

Relation: a) Leader of Al-Qaida In The Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) (QE.A.129.10., SSID 10- 17330) b) Associated with Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01., SSID 10-17297) Other information: Since 2007,Former leader of Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY). Since Jan 2009, leader ofAQY) and Al- Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (QE.A.129.10.) operating in Yemen and Saudi ArabiaSSID 10-17330) since 2007. Associated with senior Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.)SSID 10-17297) leadership, claimsclaimed he was secretary to Usama Bin Laden prior to 2003. Arrested in Iran and extradited to Yemen in 2003, where he escaped from prison in 2006 and remains fugitive as at Jan 2010. INTERPOL Orange Notice (file #2009/52/OS/CCC, #75) has been issued for him2006. Reportedly deceased in Yemen in Jun 2015. Modifications: Amended on 9 Mar 2013, 25 Mar 2015, 1 Jul 2015, 24 Jun 2016

SSID: 10-15421 Foreign identifier: QI.D.95.03. Name: Lionel Dumont
DOB: 2129 Jan 1971 POB: Roubaix, France Good quality a.k.a.: a) Jacques Brougere b) Abu Hamza c) Di Karlo Antonio d) Merlin Oliver Christian Rene e) Arfauni Imad Ben Yousset Hamza f) Imam Ben Yussuf Arfaj g) Abou Hamza h) Arfauni Imad Low quality a.k.a.: a) Bilal b) Hamza c) Koumkal d) Kumkal e) Merlin f) Tinet g) Brugere h) Dimon Address: France Nationality: France
Other information: In custody in France as of May 2004. Sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in France in 2007. His sentence is due to end on 13 Jul 2023 and his unconditional detention to end on 13 Aug 2020. Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 15 Jun 2010. Modifications: Amended on 24 Jun 2016

SSID: 10-29123 Foreign identifier: QI.K.340.14. Name: Emilie Edwige Konig
DOB: 9 Dec 1984 POB: Ploemeur, France Low quality a.k.a.: Emilie Samra Konig Address: Syrian Arab Republic (Located in Syria since 2013) Nationality: France Identification document: a) Passport No. 05AT521433, France, Date of issue: 30 Nov 2005 (issued by the sous-prefecture of police of Lorient, France) b) Other No. 050456101445, France, Date of issue: 19 May 2005 (French national identity card issued by the sous-prefecture of police of Lorient, France) c) Other No. 0205561020089, France, Date of issue: 30 May 2002 (French identity card issued under name Emilie Edwige Konig) Justification: a) Emilie Konig was listed on 23 Sep 2014 pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 4 of resolution, 2161 (2014) as being associated with Al-Qaida for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) (QE.J.115.04SSID 10-17311). b) French terrorist fighter who travelled to Syria and joined Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) (QE.J.115.04SSID 10-17311). Active in radicalizing and propagating Al-Qaida’s (QE.A.4.01SSID 10-17297) ideology through the Internet. Incites violent activities against FranceFrance. French arrest warrant issued on 12 Jun 2015 by a magistrate of the anti- terrorism division of the Prosecutor’s Office in Paris for her participation in a terrorist criminal association. Relation: Member of Al-Qaida in Iraq (QE.J.115.04., SSID 10-17311) Other information: a) Emilie Konig is a former activist of Forsane Alizza (not listed), an organization which used to openly promote terrorism. After the organization was dismantled in 2012, Emilie Konig carried on her radicalization process and resumed her terrorist propaganda activities on several Facebook pages. b) During spring 2012, Emilie Konig travelled to Syria in order to fight and to join her husband who was already fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) (QE.J.115.04SSID 10-17311). c) In a video posted on 31 May 2013, Emilie Konig appeared training with a shotgun in Syria. In another video posted online on 2 Jun 2013, she addressed propaganda messages to her children. She came back to France in Aug 2013, returned to Syria on 7 Nov 2013 and has remained in Syria since. From Syria, she frequently calls her contacts in France encouraging them to commit violent activities against designated targets (French institutions, French military wives) within French territory. d) In France, Emilie Konig has been subject to assets freezing measures for her terrorist activities since 11 Jul 2012. Modifications: Listed on 8 Oct 2014, amended on 24 Jun 2016

SSID: 10-32335 Foreign identifier: QDi.375 Name: Boubaker Ben Habib Ben al-Hakim DOB: 1 Aug 1983 POB: Paris, France Good quality a.k.a.: a) Boubakeur el-Hakim b) Boubaker el Hakim Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abou al Moukatel b) Abou Mouqatel c) Abu- Muqatil al-Tunisi d) El Hakim Boubakeur Address: Syrian Arab Republic (as at Sep 2015) Nationality: a) France b) Tunisia

Other information: French-Tunisian foreign terrorist fighter for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115SSID 10-17311). Modifications: Listed on 6 Oct 2015, amended on 24 Jun 2016

SSID: 10-32349 Foreign identifier: QDi.376 Name: Peter Cherif
DOB: 26 Aug 1982 POB: Paris, 20th district, France Address: Al-Mukalla, Hadramawt province, Yemen Nationality: France
Other information: Member of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) (QDe.129SSID 10-17330). Convicted in absentia to five years in prison in France in 2012. Wanted by French authorities as of 2015. Modifications: Listed on 6 Oct 2015, amended on 24 Jun 2016

SSID: 10-32358 Foreign identifier: QDi.378 Name: Maxime Hauchard
DOB: 13 Mar 1992 POB: Saint-Aubin-les-Elbeuf, Normandy, France Low quality a.k.a.: Abou Abdallah al Faransi Address: Syrian Arab Republic (as at Sep 2015) Nationality: France Identification document: Other No. 101127200129, France, Expiry date: 4 Nov 2020 (French national identity card issued by the Sous-Préfecture of Bernay, France)
Other information: French foreign terrorist fighter for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).SSID 10-17311). French arrest warrant issued on 20 Jan 2015 by a magistrate of the anti-terrorism division of the Prosecutor’s Office in Paris for murder in connection with a terrorist entity and participation in a terrorist criminal association. Modifications: Listed on 6 Oct 2015, amended on 24 Jun 2016 

And entity: 

SSID: 10-17330 Foreign identifier: QE.A.129.10. Name: Al-Qaida In The Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Al-Qaida of Jihad Organization in the Arabian Peninsula b) Tanzim Qa’idat al-Jihad fi Jazirat al-Arab c) Al-Qaida Organization in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) d) Al-Qaida in the South Arabian Peninsula e) Ansar al-Ahari’a (AAS) F.k.a.: Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY)
Relation: a) Leader is Qasim Mohamed Mahdi Al-Rimi (QI.A.282.10., SSID 10-14546) b) Regional affiliate of Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01., SSID 10-17297) Other information: AQAP is a regional affiliate of Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01SSID 10-17297) and an armed group operating primarily in Arabian Peninsula. Location: Yemen. Alternative location: Saudi Arabia (2004 2006). Formed in Jan 2009 when Al-Qaida in Yemen combined with Saudi Arabian Al-Qaida operatives. Leader of AQAP is Nasir ‘abd-al-Karim ‘Abdullah Al-Wahishi (QI.A.274.10.).Qasim Mohamed Mahdi Al-Rimi (SSID 10-14546). Ansar al-Shari’a was formed in early 2011 by AQAP and has taken responsibility for multiple attacks in Yemen against both government and civilian targets. Modifications: Amended on 25 Mar 2015, 1 Jul 2015, 24 Jun 2016 

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