16/03/2004
Press Release
SC/8027



SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ISSUES LIST OF NAMES OF INDIVIDUALS SUBJECT


TO MEASURES IMPOSED BY PARAGRAPH 4 OF RESOLUTION 1521 (2003)


The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1521 (2003) concerning Liberia, today, 16 March 2004, approved the list of individuals subject to the travel restrictions imposed by paragraph 4 (a) of resolution 1521 (2003).


Paragraph 4 (a) and (c) reads as follows:


ďThe Security Council ...


4. (a) Decides also that all States shall take the necessary measures to prevent the entry into or transit through their territories of all such individuals, as designated by the Committee, who constitute a threat to the peace process in Liberia, or who are engaged in activities aimed at undermining peace and stability in Liberia and the subregion, including those senior members of former President Charles Taylorís Government and their spouses and members of Liberiaís former armed forces who retain links to former President Charles Taylor, those individuals determined by the Committee to be in violation of paragraph
2 above, and any other individuals, or individuals associated with entities, providing financial or military support to armed rebel groups in Liberia or in countries in the region, provided that nothing in this paragraph shall oblige a State to refuse entry into its territory to its own nationals;


(c)†† Decides that the measures imposed by subparagraph 4 (a) above shall not apply where the Committee determines that such travel is justified on the grounds of humanitarian need, including religious obligation, or where the Committee concludes that an exemption would otherwise further the objectives of the Councilís resolutions, for the creation of peace, stability and democracy in Liberia and lasting peace in the subregion;


The new travel ban list was established by the Committee in accordance with paragraph 21 (d) of resolution 1521 (2003) and it supersedes the travel ban list established pursuant to resolution 1343 (2001), which ceased to have effect with the adoption of the new list, in accordance with paragraph 4 (b) of resolution 1521 (2003).† The list is reproduced in full below.† Alternate spellings of names are included in parenthesis.† The latest version of the list can also be accessed on the internet at the following URL: †http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/committees/Liberia3/1521_list.htm


The Committee will continue to update the list on a regular basis.


LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

ALIAS

DATE OF BIRTH

PASSPORT

NUMBER

DESIGNATION/

JUSTIFICATION

 

ALLEN

Cyril


26 JUL 1952

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.† Former Chairman, National Patriotic Party.

BAH (BALDE)

(BA)


Ibrahim

BALDE

C1950


Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds; involved in illicit diamond sales.

BOUT

Viktor Anatoljevitch

BUTT, BONT, BUTTE, BOUTOV, SERGITOV Vitali

13 JAN 1967


21N0532664

29N0006765

21N0557148

44N3570350


Businessman, dealer and transporter of weapons and minerals.† Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

BRIGHT

Charles


29 AUG 1948

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.† Former Minister of Finance.

CISSE

M. Moussa


24 DEC 1946

Liberian DPL PPT # D00154899

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.† Former Chief of Presidential Protocol.

COOPER

Gerald


10 JUN 1949

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.† Former Liberian Maritime Registry Liaison to International Maritime Organization.

COOPER

Maurice


Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

COOPER

Randolph

(Randolf)


28 OCT 1950


Former director of Robertsfield airport. He was instrumental in the various violations of the arms embargo.† Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

DAGO GNADRE

Raphael

Alexander GALLEY


Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

DENNIS

James


Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

DENNIS

Wesseh


21 DEC 1953

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.† Former Consultant to Commissioner of the Bureau of Maritime Affairs.

DESNOES

Gerard


16 JUL 1941

Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

DOE

Gabriel


Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

DOLO

Adolphus Saye

(General)

General Peanut Butter


Aggressive opposition to UNMIL deployment. He falsely accused UNMIL of provocation. Renegade supporter of former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

DOLO

Montgomery


Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

DRAGAS

Orhan


Business partner of Slobodan TESIC. Involved in arrangements for transfer of arms to Liberia from Serbia (details in expert panel report S/2003/498).

DUNBAR

Jenkins


10 JAN 1947

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to Taylor.† Former Minister of Lands, Mines, and Energy.

EGLI

Duane


Chief Executive Officer of Ducor World Airlines, which provided the Lockheed aircraft used to fly weapons to Liberia in August 2002.

ELDINE

Talal


Lebanese businessman. Paymaster of ex-President Taylorís inner circle (details in expert panel report S/2000/1195).

ELDINE

Khalid


Informal Advisor to former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

GIBSON

Myrtle


03 NOV 1952

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

GOODRIDGE

(GOODRICH)

Reginal B. (Sr.)


11 NOV 1952


Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.† Former Minister for Culture, Information and Tourism.

JIBBA

(JEBBA)

Macifierran Momo


4 MAY 1972

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him. Former Senior Aide-de-Camp to ex-President Taylor.

JOBE

Baba


Arms Trafficker. Director of the Gambia New Millenium Air company. Member of Parliament of the Gambia.† Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

JOVAN

Aleksic


Employee of the Serbian company Aviogenex that was involved in making the necessary arrangement to fly more than 200 tons of weapons to Liberia. He accompanied Tezic and Dragas on their trips to Liberia.

KADIMA

Pasti


D001993-00

Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

KIIA TAI

Joseph Wong


Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

KLEILAT

ALI


10 JULY 1970

in Beirut

Lebanese National. Businessman, involved in arms delivery to Charles Taylor in 2003. Still, in relation with former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

KOFFI

(KOFI)

Zarr (Zack)

(General)


Renegade ex-GOL militia commander who has continued to cause mayhem in RivercessCounty.

KOUEN-HOVEN

(KOUEN-HAVEN)

Gus


Owner of Hotel Africa and President of the Oriental Timber Company.† Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

MININ

Leonid

BLAVSTEIN,

BLYUVSHTEIN,

BLYAFSHTEIN,

BLUVSHTEIN,

BLYUFSHTEIN


KERLER, Vladamir (Vladimir)

Abramovich

POPILO-VESKI

(POPELA/POPELO)

 

 

 

 

Vladimir

Abramovich


BRESLAN, Wulf

OSOLS, Igor

14 DEC 1947


18 OCT 1946


18 OCT 1946,


10 JUL NK

14 DEC 1947

German Passports: 5280007248D

18106739D (MININ)

Israeli Passports: 6019832 (6/11/94-5/11/99)

9001689 (23/1/97-22/1/02)

90109052 (26/11/97)

Russian Passport:

KI0861177


Bolivian Passport: 65118

Greek: no details

Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.

NASSOUR

(NASR)

Aziz


Illicit diamond dealer who sold conflict diamonds and indirectly or directly supported the Taylor regime.

OSSAILY

Samih

Samir HUSSEINI


Illicit diamond dealer who sold conflict diamonds and indirectly or directly supported the Taylor regime.

RICHARDSON

John T.

10 DEC 1949

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him. Former National Security Advisor.

ROSENBLUM

Simon


21 SEP 1943

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

RUPRAH

Sanjivan

Samir NASR

09 AUG 1966

D-001829-00

Businessman

Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylorís regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds.† Former Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Maritime Affairs.†

SALAMI

(SALAME)


Mohamed Ahmad

22 SEP 1961

Nationality: Lebanese

Owner, Mohamed and Company Logging company. Associate of former Liberian President Charles

Taylor with ongoing ties to him.


SHAW

Emmanuel (II)


26 JUL 1946

Former economic adviser to ex-President Taylor. Director of Lonestar airways, instrumental in the breaching of the arms embargo in 2003.† Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

TAYLOR

Agnes Reeves

REEVES-TAYLOR

27 SEP 1965

Nationality:Liberia

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him. Former Liberian Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization / Former Senior Member of the Liberian Government.

TAYLOR

Charles (Jr.)

Chuckie


Son of ex-President Taylor. Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

TAYLOR

Charles Ghankay

01 SEP 1947

Ex-President of Liberia.

TAYLOR

(HOWARD TAYLOR)

Jewell Howard

17 JAN 1963

Spouse of ex-President Taylor. Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

TAYLOR

Tupee Enid

Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

TESIC

(TEZIC)

Slobodan


Serbian national, director of the society ďTEMEXĒ. Relevant information is contained in the Panel of Experts report S/2003/498. Director of Temex, Belgrade.

TUAH


(TOUAH)

Joseph


(Joachim)


Liberian Diplomatic passport† #D00353

Former deputy of Benjamen Yeaten, and instrumental in the delivery of arms to former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

Former Assistant Director of Special Security Service.

UREY

Benoni


22 JUN 1957

D-00148399

Liberian Diplomatic passport


Ex-Commissioner Maritime Affairs of Liberia. He was the direct superior of Mr. Ruprah and played a key role in arms procurements starting in the summer of 2002. Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

YEATEN

(YEATON)

Benjamin


Liberian Diplomatic passport

D00123299


Former head of the Special Security Unit in Liberia. Associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him.

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