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SECO also removes 5 from bin Laden/Al Qaida/Taliban sanctions

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04 January 2022 Financial sanction 2022

Updated sanctions report

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has amended Annex 2 to the Ordinance of 2. October 2000 on measures against persons and organizations with links to Usama bin Laden, the group “Al-Qaïda” or the Taliban (RS 946.203).

By order of 3. On January 1, 2022, the responsible UN Sanctions Committee amended the list of persons, companies and organizations sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. SECO has therefore adapted the SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management) sanctions database, which is relevant for Switzerland, and published the adaptation on its website.

Financial intermediaries are invited to block the corresponding assets immediately and to report such business relationships to SECO in accordance with the provisions of the regulation. The notification to SECO does not exempt a financial intermediary from immediately reporting to the Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Office in accordance with Article 9 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act if conditions are met.

Swiss authorities, as per the United Nations ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, have removed the following individuals:

SSID: 10-15953 Foreign identifier: QI.K.302.12. Name: Mevlüt Kar
DOB: 25 Dec 1978 POB: Ludwigshafen, Germany Good quality a.k.a.: Mevluet Kar Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Obaidah b) Obeidah Al Turki c) Al-Turki d) Al Turki Kyosev e) Yanal Yusov f) Abu Udejf el-Turki g) Abu Obejd el-Turki h) Abdurrahman Almanci Address: Güngören Merkez Mahallesi Toros Sokak 6/5, Istanbul, Turkey (previous as at Aug. 2009) Nationality: Turkey Identification document: Passport No. TR-M842033, Turkey, Date of issue: 2 May 2002, Place of issue: Mainz, Germany, Expiry date: 24 Jul 2007 (by the Turkish Consulate General)
Relation: Associated with Islamic Jihad Group (QE.I.119.05., SSID 10-17571) Other information: Associated with Islamic Jihad Group (QE.I.119.05.). Arrest warrant issued by the investigating judge of the German Federal Court of Justice on 17 Aug 2009. Modifications: De-listed on 3 Jan 2022

SSID: 10-30355 Foreign identifier: QI.C.347.15. Name: Denis Mamadou Gerhard Cuspert DOB: 18 Oct 1975 POB: Berlin, Germany Low quality a.k.a.: Abu Talha al-Almani Address: a) Syria/Turkey border area (as at Jan 2015) b) Karl-Marx-Str. 210, Berlin, 12055, Germany (primary address) Nationality: Germany Identification document: ID card No. 2550439611, Germany, Date of issue: 22 Apr 2010, Place of issue: Berlin, Germany, Expiry date: 21 Apr 2020 (German national identification number)
Other information: a) Physical description: eye colour: brown; hair colour: black; height: 178cm; Tattoos: BROKEN DREAMS in letters (on back) and landscape of Africa (on right upper arm). Father’s name: Richard Luc-Giffard; Mother’s name: Sigrid Cuspert. European arrest warrant issued by investigating judge at the Federal Court of Justice of Germany, dated 14 May 2014 and 5 Dec 2014. Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) was concluded on 21 Feb 2019. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. b) European arrest warrant issued by investigating judge at the Federal Court of Justice of Germany, dated 14 May 2014 and 5 Dec 2014. Modifications: Listed on 11 Mar 2015, amended on 1 May 2019, de-listed on 3 Jan 2022

SSID: 10-34128 Foreign identifier: QDi.390 Name: Nayef Salam Muhammad Ujaym Al- Hababi
Title: Sheikh DOB: a) 1981 b) 1980 (approximately) POB: Saudi Arabia Good quality a.k.a.: Nayf Salam Muhammad Ujaym al-Hababi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Faruq al-Qahtani b) Faruq al-Qatari c) Farouq al-Qahtani al Qatari d) Sheikh Farooq al-Qahtani e) Shaykh Imran Farouk f) Sheikh Faroq al-Qatari Address: Afghanistan (since 2009) Nationality: a) Saudi Arabia b) Qatar Identification document: Passport No. 592667, Qatar, Date of issue: 3 May 2007
Relation: Emir of Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01., SSID 10-17297) Other information: Al-Qaida (SSID 10-17297) emir for the eastern zone of Afghanistan. Has led an Al-Qaida battalion in Afghanistan since at least mid-2010. Modifications: Listed on 28 Mar 2016, de-listed on 3 Jan 2022

SSID: 10-34311 Foreign identifier: QDi.391 Name: Turki Mubarak Abdullah Ahmad al- Binali
DOB: 3 Sep 1984 POB: Al Muharraq, Bahrain Good quality a.k.a.: a) Turki Mubarak Abdullah Al Binali b) Turki Mubarak al-Binali c) Turki al-Benali d) Turki al-Binali Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Human Bakr ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Athari b) Abu Bakr al-Athari c) Abu Hazm al- Salafi d) Abu Hudhayfa al-Bahrayni e) Abu Khuzayma al-Mudari f) Abu Sufyan al-Sulami g) Abu Dergham h) Abu Human al-Athari Nationality: Bahrain Identification document: a) Passport No. 2231616, Bahrain, Date of issue: 2 Jan 2013, Expiry date: 2 Jan 2023 b) Passport No. 1272611, Bahrain, Date of issue: 1 Apr 2003 ((previous)) c) ID card No. 840901356, Bahrain
Relation: Head of religious compliance police and a recruiter of foreign terrorist fighters for Al-Qaida in Iraq (QE.J.115.04., SSID 10-17311) Other information: a) Head of religious compliance police and a recruiter of foreign terrorist fighters for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (SSID 10-17311), as of mid-May 2015. b) Nationality: Bahrain (citizenship revoked in Jan 2015). Modifications: Listed on 20 Apr 2016, de-listed on 3 Jan 2022

SSID: 10-34366 Foreign identifier: QDi.393 Name: Tuah Febriwansyah
DOB: 18 Feb 1968 POB: Jakarta, Indonesia Good quality a.k.a.: a) Tuah Febriwansyah bin Arif Hasrudin b) Tuwah Febriwansah c) Muhammad Fachri d) Muhammad Fachria e) Muhammad Fachry Address: Jalan Baru LUK, No.1, RT 05/07, Kelurahan Bhakti Jaya, Setu Sub-district,, Tangerang Selatan, Banten Province, Indonesia Nationality: Indonesia Identification document: Other No. 09.5004.180268.0074, Indonesia (Indonesian National Identity Card)
Other information: Leader of an Indonesia-based organization that has publicly sworn allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (SSID 10- 17311). Provided support to ISIL in the areas of recruitment, fundraising, and travel. Detained in Indonesia by Indonesian authorities as of 21 Mar 2015 and charged with terrorism offenses. Modifications: Listed on 20 Apr 2016, de-listed on 3 Jan 2022

from its counter terror sanctions program.

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