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Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Amends
Its Travel Ban, Assets Freeze List
On 13 February 2012, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya amended the entry specified below to its List of Individuals and Entities subject to the travel ban and/or asset freeze.
AL-BARASSI, Safia Farkash
(Listed on 24 June 2011 pursuant to paragraph 15 of resolution 1970 and paragraph 19 of resolution 1973)
Married to Muamar QADHAFI since 1970.
Owner of Buraq Air (airline company) headquartered in the Mittiga International Airport in Tripoli. Farkash operates the company with the approval of her husband.
Significant personal wealth, which could be used for regime purposes. Her sister Fatima FARKASH is married to ABDALLAH SANUSSI, head of Libyan military intelligence.
POB: Al Bayda, Libya
The updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1970.
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