NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QE.W.15.01. WAFA HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 7 April 2011
The Wafa Humanitarian Organization was listed on 6 October 2001 pursuant to paragraph 8(c) of resolution 1333 (2000) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) and Usama bin Laden.
The Wafa Humanitarian Organization has supported the Taliban and financed Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01). Documents found in Wafa’s offices in Afghanistan revealed that the organization was intimately involved in assassination plots against American citizens, as well as the distribution of “how to” manuals on chemical and biological warfare. Wafa is a component of Al-Qaida.
Wafa has raised money for equipment and weapons. Basic military training with AK-47 rifles and rocket-propelled grenades was conducted inside the Wafa offices in Kabul, Afghanistan. Wafa continued to provide financial support to Al-Qaida after the 2001 fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
The Wafa Humanitarian Organization had its headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001