July 7, 2017: UN, HMT adds 1 to terror sanctions

On Friday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) added the following entity:

JAMAAT-UL-AHRAR
a.k.a:
(1) Ahrar-ul-Hind (2) Jamaat-e-Ahrar (3) Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan Jamaat ul Ahrar Address: (1) Lalpura, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (since June 2015). (2) Mohmand Agency, Pakistan (as at August 2014). Other Information: UN listing. UN ref QDe.152. Splinter group of the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (QDe.132). Associated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Formed in Aug. 2014 in Mohmand Agency, Pakistan. Operates from Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and Pakistan-Afghanistan border region. Listed on: 07/07/2017 Last Updated: 07/07/2017 Group ID: 13491. 

To its counter terrorism sanctions, as authorized by the United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations 2017. It will be interesting to see what the new mechanism is, post-Brexit.

Links:

HMT Notice

UN Press Release

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