Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Name to Its Sanctions List

SC/12904
6 July 2017

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Name to Its Sanctions List

On 6 July 2017, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al‑Qaida approved the addition of the entry specified below to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al‑Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

B. Entities associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

QDe.152 Name: JAMAAT-UL-AHRAR (JuA)
Name (original script): جماعت ال احرار
A.k.a.: a) Jamaat-e-Ahrar b) Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan Jamaat ul Ahrar F.k.a.: Ahrar-ul-Hind Address: a) Lalpura, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and Afghanistan-Pakistan border region (since Jun. 2015) b) Mohmand Agency, Pakistan (as at Aug. 2014) Listed on: 6 July 2017 Other information: Splinter group of the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (QDe.132). Associated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Formed in Aug. 2014 in Mohmand Agency, Pakistan. Operates from Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and Pakistan-Afghanistan border region. Banned in Pakistan on 21 Nov. 2016.

In accordance with paragraph 49 of resolution 2253 (2015), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL: www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list/summaries.

The Committee’s ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL:  www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/un-sc-consolidated-list.

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