OFAC AMENDS ITS SANCTIONS ENTRY FOR AL-SHABAAB TERRORIST GROUP

On 19th July, OFAC issued a news release advising that the entry for Al-Shabaab had been amended to add a number of additional names for the organisation.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20180719.aspx

The “new” names are –

(a.k.a. AL-SHABAAB AL-ISLAAM; a.k.a. AL-SHABAAB AL-ISLAMIYA; a.k.a. AL-SHABAAB AL-JIHAAD; a.k.a. AL-SHABAB; a.k.a. HARAKAT AL-SHABAAB AL-MUJAAHIDIIN; a.k.a. HARAKAT SHABAB AL-MUJAHIDIN; a.k.a. HARAKATUL-SHABAAB AL MUJAAHIDIIN; a.k.a. HISB’UL SHABAAB; a.k.a. HIZBUL SHABAAB; a.k.a. MUJAAHIDIIN YOUTH MOVEMENT; a.k.a. MUJAHIDEEN YOUTH MOVEMENT; a.k.a. MUJAHIDIN AL-SHABAAB MOVEMENT; a.k.a. MUJAHIDIN YOUTH MOVEMENT; a.k.a. PUMWANI ISLAMIST MUSLIM YOUTH CENTER; a.k.a. PUMWANI MUSLIM YOUTH; a.k.a. SHABAAB; a.k.a. “AL HIJRA”; a.k.a. “AL-HIJRA”; a.k.a. “MUSLIM YOUTH CENTER”; a.k.a. “MYC”; a.k.a. “MYM”; a.k.a. “THE UNITY OF ISLAMIC YOUTH”; a.k.a. “THE YOUTH”; a.k.a. “YOUTH WING”)

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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