NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QDi.075 ABDELHALIM HAFED ABDELFATTAH REMADNA
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 24 November 2009
Date on which the narrative summary was updated: 3 February 2015
Abdelhalim Hafed Abdelfattah Remadna was listed on 3 September 2002 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1390 (2002) 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” and “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QDe.014).
Abdelhalim Hafed Abdelfattah Remadna has been charged with involvement with a criminal association as a member of the Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC), listed as the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) (QDe.014). He was arrested in Italy on 29 November 2001 for participation in a criminal conspiracy to traffic in arms, explosives and chemical weapons, as well as identity papers, and for receiving stolen goods, and aiding illegal immigration. He also played an important role in creating links between his group in Italy and senior Al-Qaida (QDe.004) members located in Afghanistan, including Omar Chabani, aka Abou Djâafar, the former director of the terrorist facility known as “the house of the Algerians”.
On 2 February 2004 the Milan Tribunal, Italy, sentenced him to 7 years and 6 months’ imprisonment for criminal conspiracy, receiving stolen identity papers and for illegal immigration offences. The sentence was increased to 7 years and 9 months by the Court of Appeal and is definitive. On 12 August 2006 he was deported to Algeria by order of the Minister of Interior of Italy.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QDe.004), listed on 6 October 2001
The Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QDe.014), listed on 6 October 2001
Sami ben Khamis ben Saleh Elsseid (QDi.064), listed on 24 April 2002
Adel ben al-Azhar ben Youssef ben Soltane (QDi.068), listed on 3 September 2002
Yassine Chekkouri (QDi.070), listed on 3 September 2002
Riadh ben Belkassem ben Mohamed al-Jelassi (QDi.071), listed on 3 September 2002
Mehdi ben Mohamed ben Mohamed Kammoun (QDi.072), listed on 3 September 2002
Samir Abd el Latif el Sayed Kishk (QDi.073), listed on 3 September 2002
Isam Ali Mohamed Alouche (QDi.076), listed on 3 September 2002
Al-Azhar ben Mohammed ben el-Abed al-Tlili (QDi.077), listed on 3 September 2002
Imad ben Bechir ben Hamda al-Jammali (QDi.176), listed on 23 June 2004
Habib ben Ahmed al-Loubiri (QDi.177), listed on 23 June 2004