SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON LIBERIA UPDATES ITS TRAVEL BAN LIST

12 July 2004
SC/8145

SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON LIBERIA UPDATES ITS TRAVEL BAN LIST

12/07/2004
Press ReleaseSC/8145

SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON LIBERIA UPDATES ITS TRAVEL BAN LIST

On 09 July 2004, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1521 (2003) concerning Liberia decided to add the following two individuals to the list of persons subject to the travel restrictions imposed by paragraph 4 (a) of resolution 1521 (2003):

Ms. Belle Dunbar

Ms. VictoriaRefell

The Committee further decided to update the Designation/Justification field for the following individual on the travel ban list:  Mr. Baba Jobe

The Committee also decided to update the Passport Number field for the following individual on the travel ban list: Leonid Minin

The revised list is reproduced in full below.  Alternate spellings of names and alternate dates of birth 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 (15 JUL 1969)

Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylor’s 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 (13 JAN 1970)

21N0532664 29N0006765 21N0557148 44N3570350

Businessman, dealer and transporter of weapons and minerals. Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylor’s 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 (14 DEC 1957)

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

18 AUG 1960

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

DENNIS

James

Coco DENNIS

28 NOV 1956

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 Taylor’s 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

20 DEC 1972

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

Belle

27 OCT 1963

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

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

14 APR 1955

Lebanese businessman. Paymaster of ex-President Taylor’s 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 

Momoh GIBBA

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

1959

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

JOVAN

Aleksic

6 DEC 1950

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 Taylor’s 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 Taylor’s 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.

KOUWEN- HOVEN (KOUEN-HOVEN) (KOUEN-HAVEN)

Gus

15 SEPT 1942

Owner of Hotel Africa and President of the Oriental Timber Company. Arms dealer in contravention of UNSC resolution 1343. Supported former President Taylor’s 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) VladimirAbramovich BRESLAN, Wulf OSOLS, Igor

14 DEC 194718 OCT 194618 OCT 1946 10 JUL NK 14 DEC 1947

Nationality: Israeli Bolivian Passport: 65118 Forged German Passports: 5280007248D 18106739D Greek: no details Israeli Passports: 6019832 (6/11/94-5/11/99) 9001689 (23/1/97-22/1/02) 90109052 (26/11/97) Russian Passport: KI0861177

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

NASSOUR (NASR)

Aziz

1961

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.

REFELL (REFFEL)

Victoria

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

RICHARDSON

John T.

10 DEC 1949 (01 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 Taylor’s regime in effort to destabilize Sierra Leone and gain illicit access to diamonds. Former Deputy Commissioner of 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 (28 JAN 1948)

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

TupeeEnid

17 DEC 1960

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

TESIC (TEZIC)

Slobodan

Serbian national, director of the society “TEMEX”. 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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For information media. Not an official record.