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Mohammed Omar Ghulam Nabi


Leader of the Faithful (“Amir ul- Mumineen”), Afghanistan.

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Mohammed Omar holds the title of ‘Commander of the Faithful of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’ and is the supreme leader of the Taliban movement in the Taliban hierarchy. He sheltered Usama bin Laden (deceased) and his Al-Qaida network in the years prior to the 11 September 2001 attacks in the United States. He has been directing the Taliban ag...

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Restrictive measures imposed with respect to the Taliban



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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

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- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision 2011/486/CFSP.

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The measures were initially imposed on 15 October 1999. On 17 June 2011, the United Nations' Security Council adopted resolutions 1988 (2011) and 1989 (2011) and decided that the list of individuals and entities subject to restrictive measures originally imposed by resolution 1267 (1999) would be split in two. The original resolution 1267 (1999) co...

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