In accordance with paragraph 13 of resolution 1822 (2008) and subsequent related resolutions, the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.
Hamadi ben Abdul Aziz ben Ali Bouyehia was listed on 12 November 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 (QDe.004) and Ansar al-Islam (QDe.098).
Hamadi ben Abdul Aziz ben Ali Bouyehia has been a member of a terrorist cell based in Milan, Italy, which is believed to have had several branches in other European countries. The cell was linked to Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and focused on obtaining forged documents to allow terrorists to travel in Europe and the Middle East. It also recruited individuals to join terrorist camps, mainly in Iraq, organized by Ansar al-Islam (QDe.098).
Bouyehia was charged by the Italian authorities with criminal conspiracy to commit acts of international terrorism and to forge documents. He was arrested on 12 October 2002 by Italian law enforcement agencies and sentenced to six years imprisonment for membership of a terrorist association by the Appeal Court of Milan on 7 February 2008. The judgment became definitive on 15 January 2009, after a Supreme Court decision.