Pak’s Abdul Makki Named Global Terrorist, Year After China Blocked Attempt


“On 16 January 2023, the Security Council Committee adopted resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011). And 2253 (2015) relating to ISIL (Daesh), al-Qaeda. And associated persons, groups, undertakings and entities. Security Council Resolutions 2610 (2021) adds the following entries to the ISIL (Daesh). And al-Qaeda sanctions list of persons and entities subject to asset freezes, travel bans. And arms embargoes set out in paragraph 1 of Resolution 2610 (2021) under Chapter VII of the Charter. Of the United Nations,” the United Nations said in a statement. .

India and the US have already listed Makki as a terrorist in their domestic laws. He was involved in fundraising, recruitment and radicalization of youth in India, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir.

Makki is Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and brother-in-law of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. He has held various leadership roles within the U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) LeT. He is also instrumental in raising funds for LET operations.

In 2020, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court convicted Makki of one count of financing terrorism. And sentenced him to prison, according to the US State Department.

In the past, China has blocked the enlistment of known terrorists, particularly from Pakistan. It has blocked proposals to nominate Maulana Masood Azhar, chief of the Pakistan-based. And UN-banned terror outfit, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JM).

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