NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.Y.126.03. YUNOS UMPARA MOKLIS
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 23 February 2010
Yunos Umpara Moklis was listed on 9 September 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”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) and Jemaah Islamiyah (QE.J.92.02).
An explosives expert, Yunos Umpara Moklis has acted on behalf of and materially assisted Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) (QE.J.92.02) on several occasions. Moklis assisted JI member Fathur Rohman al-Ghozhi (deceased) in procuring explosives and weapons for shipment to Indonesia and elsewhere. Yunos also carried out the 30 December 2000 bombings in Manila, known as the “Rizal Day Bombings,” on behalf of JI. Moklis received financial assistance from JI members Faiz bin Abu Bakar Bafana (not listed) and A1-Ghozhi to conduct the Rizal Day bombings, which killed 22 people and injured more than 100. Moklis also assisted JI operations chief Nurjaman Riduan Isamuddin (QI.I.87.03), a.k.a. Hambali, and JI Singapore cell leader Bafana in conducting surveillance of the United States and Israeli Embassies in the Philippines. Moklis studied in Pakistan and received military training in Afghanistan.
On 23 January 2009, Yunos Umpara Moklis was sentenced, by the Manila Regional Trial Court, to life imprisonment without parole for his involvement with Fathur Rohman al-Ghozhi in the bombings of 30 December 2000 in Manila.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Jemaah Islamiyah (QE.J.92.02), listed on 25 October 2002
Nurjaman Riduan Isamuddin (QI.I.87.03), listed on 28 January 2003
Abu Rusdan (QI.R.186.05), listed on 16 May 2005
Zulkarnaen (QI.Z.187.05), listed on 16 May 2005
Abu Bakar Ba'asyir (QI.B.217.06), listed on 21 April 2006