NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QDe.069 AFGHAN SUPPORT COMMITTEE (ASC)
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 7 April 2011
The Afghan Support Committee (ASC) was listed on 11 January 2002 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” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Usama bin Laden and Al-Qaida (QDe.004).
The Afghan Support Committee (ASC) is a non-governmental organization based in Afghanistan, established by Usama bin Laden (deceased) and affiliated with the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (QDe.070). Abu Bakr al-Jaziri (QDi.058), the finance chief of ASC, also served as the head of organized funding for Usama bin Laden. Al-Jaziri collected funds for Al-Qaida (QDe.004) in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, through ASC. He also collected money for Al-Qaida from local Arab non-governmental organizations by claiming the funds were for orphans and widows.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QDe.004), listed on 6 October 2001
Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (QDe.070), listed on 11 January 2002
Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush (QDi.057), listed on 11 January 2002
Abu Bakr al-Jaziri (QDi.058), listed on 11 January 2002