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March 9, 2022: UN, SECO adds KTJ to counter terrorism sanctions

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04 March 2022 

Financial sanction 

2022

Updated Sanction Notification

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 decision of the 3rd In March 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 therefore on the 4th. March 2022, the sanction database SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management), which is decisive for Switzerland, was adapted and the adaptation was published on its website.

Swiss authorities have added the following entity:

SSID: 10-51253 Foreign identifier: QDe.168 Name: Khatiba Al-Tawhid Wal-Jihad (KTJ) Spelling variant: Катиба ат-Таухид валь-Джихад (Russian)
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Jannat Oshiklari b) Jama`at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad F.k.a.: Jannat Oshiklari
Justification: Khatiba al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (formerly known as Jannat Oshiklari) is a terrorist organization operating under the umbrella of the international terrorist organization Al- Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137). The group mainly operates in the provinces of Hama, Idlib and Ladhiqiyah, in the Syrian Arab Republic, and also conduct operations in Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Ukraine. The number of fighters of KTJ is about 500. KTJ also cooperates with such terrorist organizations as Khatiba Imam al-Bukhari (QDe.158) and the Islamic Jihad Group (QDe.119). INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Relation: a) Related to Al-Nusrah Front For The People Of The Levant (QE.A.137.14., SSID 10-27843) b) Related to Khatiba Imam al-Bukhari (KIB) (SSID 10- 38663) c) Related to Islamic Jihad Group (QE.I.119.05., SSID 10-17571) Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2022

to its bin Laden/Al-Qaida/Taliban counter terrorism sanctions program, as per the addition of that record by the United Nations ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee. Here is the UN listing:

QDe.168 Name:  KHATIBA AL-TAWHID WAL-JIHAD (KTJ)
Name (original script): Катиба ат-Таухид валь-Джихад
A.k.a.: a) JANNAT OSHIKLARI b) Jama`at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad F.k.a.: JANNAT OSHIKLARI Address: na Listed on: 7 Mar. 2022 Other information: Khatiba al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (formerly known as Jannat Oshiklari) is a terrorist organization operating under the umbrella of the international terrorist organization Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137). The group mainly operates in the provinces of Hama, Idlib and Ladhiqiyah, in the Syrian Arab Republic, and also conduct operations in Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Ukraine. The number of fighters of KTJ is about 500. KTJ also cooperates with such terrorist organizations as Khatiba Imam al-Bukhari (QDe.158) and the Islamic Jihad Group (QDe.119). INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link: www.interpol.int/en/How-we-work/Notices/View-UN-Notices-Entities

Now, the FINMA notice has the date of the 4th, the file has a date stamp of the 7th, and I didn’t get the email notice till yesterday…

Links:

FINMA Notice

Data files of updates – PDF, XML

UN Notice

Categories: Al-Qaida & ISIL (Da'esh) Sanctions Sanctions Lists SECO Updates Terrorism UN Updates

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