ANGGA DIMAS PERSHADA

QDi.348
Angga Dimas Pershada
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
13 March 2015
Reason for listing: 

Angga Dimas Pershada was listed on 13 March 2015 pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 4 of resolution 2161 (2014) as being associated with Al-Qaida 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”, “recruiting for” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Jemaah Islamiyah (QDe.092).

Additional information: 

Angga Dimas Pershada is an operative of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) (QDe.092) and a leader of Hilal Ahmar Society Indonesia (HASI) (QDe.147). Pershada, as of mid-2014, was Secretary General of HASI and, as of 2013, oversaw HASI and raised funds for the organization. Prior to that position, Pershada was identified as HASI's chairman in October 2012. During the time that Pershada oversaw HASI, the organization’s deployments to Syria routinely included JI members that were recruited and sent to join Syrian fighters. It was also during this time that JI sent volunteers to Syria through HASI for military training.

Pershada also engaged in a number of public appearances to actively raise funds for HASI. In early 2013, Pershada appeared on a talk show to raise funds for the group, and in October 2012, Pershada was expected to speak at several rallies and fundraising drives. Pershada has also provided support to JI over several years and has been a member of JI's foreign affairs division.