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Security Council 1988 Sanctions Committee Adds Individual Abdul Rauf Zakir,
Entity Haqqani Network (HQN) to Its Sanctions List
On 2 November 2012, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) approved the addition of the entries specified below to the Committee’s List (the 1988 List) of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 1988 (2011).
A. Individuals associated with the Taliban
TI.Z.164.12 Name: 1: ABDUL RAUF 2: ZAKIR 3: na 4: na
Name (original script): عبد الرعوف ذاکر
Title: Qari Designation: na DOB: Between 1969 and 1971 POB: Kabul Province, Afghanistan Good quality a.k.a.: Qari Zakir Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Afghan Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 5 Nov. 2012 Other information: Chief of suicide operations for the Haqqani Network (TE.H.12.12.) under Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.) and in charge of all operations in Kabul, Takhar, Kunduz and Baghlan provinces. Oversees training of suicide attackers and provides instructions on how to construct improvised explosives devices (IEDs).
TE.H.12.12. Name: HAQQANI NETWORK (HQN)
Name (original script): شبکه حقانی
A.k.a.: na F.k.a.: na Address: na Listed on: 5 Nov. 2012 Other information: Network of Taliban fighters centred around the border between Khost Province, Afghanistan and North Waziristan, Pakistan. Founded by Jalaluddin Haqqani (TI.H.40.01.) and currently headed by his son Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.). Other listed members include Nasiruddin Haqqani (TI.H.146.10.), Sangeen Zadran Sher Mohammad (TI.Z.152.11.), Abdul Aziz Abbasin (TI.A.155.11.), Fazl Rabi (TI.R.157.12.), Ahmed Jan Wazir (TI.W.159.12.), Bakht Gul (TI.G.161.12.), Abdul Rauf Zakir (TI.Z.164.12.). Responsible for suicide attacks and targeted assassination as well as kidnappings in Kabul and other provinces of Afghanistan. Linked to Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.), Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (QE.I.10.01.), Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (QE.T.132.11.), Lashkar I Jhangvi (QE.L.96.03.), and Jaish-IMohammed (QE.J.19.01.).
In accordance with paragraph 13 of resolution 1988 (2011), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summaries of reasons for listing of the above names, at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988/narrative.shtml.
The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations. This is the fifteenth update of the List in 2012. An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988/list.shtml.
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