HASSAN MAHAT OMAR

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HASSAN MAHAT OMAR
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
29 October 2014
Reason for listing: 

Hassan Mahat Omar was listed on 28 July 2011 pursuant to paragraph 8 of resolution 1844 (2008).

Additional information: 

Hassan Mahat Omar is engaging in acts that threaten the peace, security or stability of Somalia. He is an Imam and one of the leaders of Masjid-ul-Axmar, an informal Al-Shabaab affiliated centre in Nairobi. He is also involved in recruiting new members and soliciting funds for Al-Shabaab, including online at the Al-Shabaab affiliated website alqimmah.net. In addition, he has issued fatwas calling for attacks against the TFG on an Al-Shabaab chat room site.