28 September 2010
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee Amends Entry


of One Individual on Its Consolidated List


On 27 September 2010, the Committee approved the changes specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below to its Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 1904 (2009) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

C. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida

Name (original script):ياسر محمد اسماعيل أبوشاويش
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 20 Nov. 1973  POB: Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya  Good quality a.k.a.: Yasser Mohamed Abou Shaweesh  Low quality a.k.a.: na  Nationality: na Passport no.: a) Egyptian travel document 939254  b) Egyptian passport 0003213  c) Egyptian passport 981358  d) Passport substitute C00071659 issued by the Federal Republic of Germany  National identification no.: na  Address: Germany  Listed on: 6 Dec. 2005 (amended on 7 Sep. 2007, 11 Mar. 2010, 28 Sep. 2010Other information:In detention in Germany as of January 2005.On 6 Dec. 2007 he was found guilty of supporting a foreign terrorist organization and of multiple counts of fraud and attempted fraud. The sentence remains to be determined by the courts.He received a prison sentence of 5 years and 6 months. The judgement has taken final and binding effect. His brother is Ismail Mohamed Ismail Abu Shaweesh (QI.A.224.06.). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 24 Nov. 2009. 

The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organizations.  This is the twenty-third update of the List in 2010.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/consolist.shtml.

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