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Document 32021R0559

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/559 of 6 April 2021 implementing Article 12 of Regulation (EU) No 356/2010 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies, in view of the situation in Somalia

ST/7427/2021/INIT

OJ L 115I , 6.4.2021, p. 1–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2021/559/oj

6.4.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

LI 115/1


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/559

of 6 April 2021

implementing Article 12 of Regulation (EU) No 356/2010 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies, in view of the situation in Somalia

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) No 356/2010 of 26 April 2010 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies, in view of the situation in Somalia (1), and in particular Article 12 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 26 April 2010 the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 356/2010.

(2)

On 26 February 2021 the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Committee established pursuant to UNSC Resolution 751 (1992) approved the addition of three persons to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures.

(3)

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 356/2010 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 356/2010 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the date of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 6 April 2021.

For the Council

The President

A. P. ZACARIAS


(1)  OJ L 105, 27.4.2010, p. 1.


ANNEX

The persons listed below shall be added to the list set out in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 356/2010:

I.   Persons

‘18.

Abukar Ali Adan (alias: a) Abukar Ali Aden; b) Ibrahim Afghan; c) Sheikh Abukar)

Designation: Deputy leader of Al-Shabaab

Date of Birth: a) 1972; b) 1971; c) 1973

Date of UN designation: 26 February 2021

Other information:

Listed pursuant to paragraph 8(a) of resolution 1844 (2008) as “Engaging in or providing support for acts that threaten the peace, security or stability of Somalia, including acts that threaten the Djibouti Agreement of 18 August 2008 or the political process, or threaten the TFIs or AMISOM by force.” Abukar Ali Adan is also associated with Al-Qaida affiliates, Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP – QDe.129) and Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM – Qde.014).

19.

Maalim Ayman (alias: a) Ma’alim Ayman; b) Mo’alim Ayman; c) Nuh Ibrahim Abdi; d) Ayman Kabo; e) Abdiaziz Dubow Ali)

Designation: Founder and leader of Jaysh Ayman, an al-Shabaab unit conducting attacks and operations in Kenya and Somalia

Date of Birth: a) 1973; b) 1983

Place of Birth: Kenya

Address: a) Kenya/Somalia border; b) Badamadow, Lower Juba Region, Somalia

Date of UN designation: 26 February 2021

Other information:

Listed pursuant to paragraph 8(a) of resolution 1844 (2008) as “Engaging in or providing support for acts that threaten the peace, security or stability of Somalia, including acts that threaten the Djibouti Agreement of 18 August 2008 or the political process, or threaten the TFIs or AMISOM by force.” Maalim Ayman helped with preparations for the 5 January 2020 attack on Camp Simba in Lamu County, Kenya.

20.

Mahad Karate (alias: a) Mahad Mohamed Ali Karate; b) Mahad Warsame Qalley Karate; c) Abdirahim Mohamed Warsame)

Date of Birth: Between 1957 and 1962

Place of Birth: Xararadheere, Somalia

Address: Somalia

Date of UN designation: 26 February 2021

Other information:

Listed pursuant to paragraph 8(a) of resolution 1844 (2008) as “Engaging in or providing support for acts that threaten the peace, security or stability of Somalia, including acts that threaten the Djibouti Agreement of 18 August 2008 or the political process, or threaten the TFIs or AMISOM by force.” Mahad Karate played a key role in the Amniyat, the wing of al-Shabaab responsible for the recent attack on Garissa University College in Kenya that resulted in nearly 150 deaths. The Amniyat is al-Shabaab’s intelligence wing, which plays a key role in the execution of suicide attacks and assassinations in Somalia, Kenya, and other countries in the region, and provides logistics and support for al-Shabaab’s terrorist activities.’


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