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January 17, 2020: OFSI adds 1, amends 1 TAFA designation

On Friday, UK regulators expanded their sanctions against Hizballah under the Terrorist Asset Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA) by designating:

HIZBALLAH

a.k.a: (1) Hezballah (2) Hezbollah (3) Hisbollah (4) Hizb Allah (5) Hizbollah (6) Hizbu’llah (7) Hizbullah (8) Hezbullah (9) Lebanese Hizballah Other Information: UK listing only. Based in Lebanon. Hizballah itself has publicly denied a distinction between its military and political wings. The group in its entirety is assessed to be concerned in terrorism and was proscribed as a terrorist organisation in the UK in March 2019. This listing includes the Military Wing, the Jihad Council and all units reporting to it, including the External Security Organisation. Listed on: 16/01/2020 Last Updated: 17/01/2020 Group ID: 13804.

and amending the existing designation of their military wing:

HIZBALLAH MILITARY WING

a.k.a: (1) Hezballah Military Wing (2) Hezbollah Military Wing (3) Hisbollah Military Wing (4) Hizb Allah Military Wing (5) Hizbollah Military Wing (6) Hizbu’llah Military Wing (7) Hizbullah Military Wing Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing only. Previously listed under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA). This listing includes the Jihad Council and all units reporting to it, including the External Security Organisation. Listed on: 02/11/2001 Last Updated: 17/01/2019 17/01/2020 Group ID: 7177.

Link:

OFSI Notice

Categories: Hizballah / Hezbollah OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists Terrorism Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA) Updates

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