UN, US AND UK ADD 1 NAME TO ISIL (DA’ESH)/AL-QAIDA SANCTIONS LISTS – JAMA’A NUSRAT UL-ISLAM WA AL-MUSLIMIN (JNIM)

On 4th October, the UN announced that it had added Jama’a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM) to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list.  Based in Mali, and regarded as the official “branch” of Al-Qaida in Mali and associated with Al-Qaida in the Maghreb (AQIM).  It was designated by the US State Department on 5th September, and included on the UK Consolidated List with effect from 5th October.

https://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sc13531.doc.htm

https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2018/09/285705.htm

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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