Japan imposes fresh sanctions against Hamas ‘terrorists’|Arab News Japan

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TOKYO: Japan on Tuesday imposed a fresh set of sanctions on individuals and a company connected to the Gaza-based militant group Hamas, according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday.

The sanctions consist of freezing the assets of various individuals and a company that have helped fund Hamas and is in line with new sanctions announced by the United States government earlier this month.

It is the first set of sanctions Japan has imposed on Hamas since its deadly rampage on Oct. 7 that Israeli authorities say killed over 1,400 people.

Individuals including Hamas operatives Muhammad Ahmad ‘Abd Al-Dayim Nasrallah and Ayman Nofal were added to the list of people and organizations deemed as terrorists by Japan.

Japan has so far imposed asset-freezing measures on 517 individuals and organizations, including the Taliban and terrorists designated by the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee, based on UN Security Council resolutions.

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs implemented additional measures for persons and organizations designated as terrorists under the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act. The total number of those designated as terrorists by Japan is now 527.

Among those added to the list are Palestinians including: Musa Muhammad Salim Dudin, Ayman Nofal and Ahmed M. M. Alaqad; Abdelbasit Hamza Elhassan Mohamed Khaira of Sudan; Amer Kamal Sharif Alshawa; Egyptian Ahmed Sadu Jahleb; and Jordanians Aiman Ahmad Al-Duwaik, Walid Mohammed Mustafa Jadallah and Muhammad AhmadAbd-Al-Dayim Nasrallah.

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