NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
TI.A.162.12. ABDUL SATAR ABDUL MANAN
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 29 June 2012
Abdul Satar Abdul Manan was listed on 29 June 2012 pursuant to paragraph 3 of resolution 1988 (2011) for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan.
Abdul Satar Abdul Manan is a co-owner and operator of Haji Khairullah Haji Sattar Money Exchange (HKHS) (TE.H.10.12). Satar and Khairullah Barakzai Khudai Nazar (TI.K.163.12) have co-owned and jointly operated hawalas (informal money remittance services) known as HKHS throughout Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Dubai and managed an HKHS branch in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. As of late 2009, Satar and Khairullah had an equal partnership in HKHS. Satar founded HKHS and customers chose to use HKHS in part because of Satar’s and Khairullah’s well-known names.
Satar has donated thousands of dollars to the Taliban to support Taliban activities in Afghanistan and has distributed funds to the Taliban using his hawala. As of 2010, Satar provided financial assistance to the Taliban, and a Taliban commander and his associates may have transferred thousands of dollars through Satar in support of the insurgency. As of late 2009, Satar hosted senior Taliban members, provided tens of thousands of dollars to aid the Taliban’s fight against Coalition Forces in Marjah, Nad’Ali District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, and helped to transport a Taliban member to Marjah. As of 2008, Satar and Khairullah collected money from donors and distributed the funds to the Taliban using their hawala.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Haji Khairullah Haji Sattar Money Exchange (TE.H.10.12), listed on 29 June 2012
Khairullah Barakzai Khudai Nazar (TI.K.163.12), listed on 29 June 2012