NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.A.90.03. YOUSSEF BEN ABDUL BAKI BEN YOUCEF ABDAOUI
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 25 January 2010
Youssef ben Abdul Baki ben Youcef Abdaoui was listed on 25 June 2003 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”, “recruiting for” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” the Armed Islamic Group (QE.A.6.01) and the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01).
Youssef ben Abdul Baki ben Youcef Abdaoui has been a member of an organization operating in Italy directly linked with the Armed Islamic Group (QE.A.6.01) (GIA), the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01, formerly known as Salafiste Group for the Predication and the Combat – GSPC), and similar groups operating in other European countries, with the purpose of perpetrating terrorist attacks.
Abdaoui has set up logistical infrastructures to support terrorist organizations operating in North Africa, France, the former Yugoslavia, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and Belgium. Abdaoui gave refuge to individuals wanted for serious offenses committed abroad, including Mohamed Amine Akli (QI.A.91.03), Mehrez ben Mahmoud ben Sassi al-Amdouni (QI.A.92.03) and Lionel Dumont (QI.D.95.03). Abdaoui recruited and trained individuals for terrorist activities, encouraging them to attend terrorist training courses in Afghanistan. Abdaoui also received and disseminated GIA materials.
On 30 January 2002, Abdaoui was sentenced in absentia by the Military Tribunal of Tunis, Tunisia, to ten years of imprisonment for belonging to a terrorist organization.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Armed Islamic Group (QE.A.6.01), listed on 6 October 2001
The Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Sami ben Khamis ben Saleh Elsseid (QI.E.64.02), listed on 24 April 2002
Adel ben al-Azhar ben Youssef ben Soltane (QI.B.68.02), listed on 3 September 2002
Mohamed Amine Akli (QI.A.91.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Mehrez ben Mahmoud ben Sassi al-Amdouni (QI.A.92.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Lionel Dumont (QI.D.95.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Chiheb ben Mohamed ben Mokhtar al-Ayari (QI.A.93.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Moussa ben Omar ben Ali Essaadi (QI.E.96.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Khalil ben Ahmed ben Mohamed Jarraya (QI.J.99.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Faouzi ben Mohamed ben Ahmed al-Jendoubi (QI.A.101.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Ahmed Hosni Rarrbo (QI.R.103.03), listed on 25 June 2003
Najib ben Mohamed ben Salem al-Waz (QI.A.104.03), listed on 25 June 2003