HoR promotes hatred and violence with list of “terrorists” says Libya’s Uganda ambassador; full list published


By Libya Herald reporter.

Tunis, 12 June 2017:

The House of Representatives (HoR) is inciting hatred and violence by publishing a list of 75 Libyans which it accuses of being terrorists, says the country’s ambassador to Uganda, Fawzi Bukatef.

He is one of the names on the list which was drawn up by the HoR’s Defence and National Security Committee last week (the full list is below).

“This is not going to help reconciliation in Libya,” he told the Libya Herald from Kamala.

The accusations were completely false, he added, threatening to take legal action against those who compiled it. He said that he had fought for the revolution, having already spent 25 years opposing Qaddafi. He had been a point of contact between the revolutionaries and NATO and, far from being a terrorist, had been working against terrorists who were opposed to the revolution or who threatened the Libyan people.

“Once the war was finished, I pulled out of everything,” he said, including leadership of the 17 February Brigade, although he noted that he still kept a close eye on what was happening.

The HoR terrorist list simply did not make sense, he insisted, and it was a tragedy that the parliament had produced it.

I’m not against Hafter or the HoR,” he said, “but I don’t agree with what they are doing. It seems they want to fight and kill anyone who disagrees with them”.

In his own case, far from being a terrorist, he had for the past four years been an accepted and respected member of the diplomatic community in Uganda. “I’m here representing my country,” he said, “and this is what these people do”.

The Justice and Construction Party, generally seen as the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, has already protested at the inclusion of its leader Mohamed Sawan on the HoR’s list, which those who drew it up want to be added to the one announced last week by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain.

The State Council, whose president Abdulrahman Sewehli is also on the list, has likewise attacked it, describing it as an attempt to abort reconciliation in the country. Those behind the list were using the term terrorism to vilify and denigrate their political opponents, a statement stressed. The list was libelous and legal action was being considered, it noted.

Condemnation of the inclusion of Sewehli’s name has also come from Benghazi member of the HoR Ziyad Daghim. It countermanded efforts at dialogue which, he pointed out, the House has itself approved.

Daghim, himself a member of the Defence and National Security Committee, has also questioned the legality of the list, saying that it came from former members and that in any event it was not for the committee to decide who was a terrorist but for the courts.

“All this is not the competence of the House of Representatives,” he said.

There have been other protests.


The full list of names of Libyans which the committee claims have been cooperating with Qatar or involved in terrorism and which wants to be added to the existing terror list agreed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain is as follows, together with the allegations from the committee (and further information in square brackets):

  1. Mohamed Sawan, president of the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood [chairman of Justice & Construction Party]
  2. Saad Salama, official of the political bureau of the Brotherhood and a proposed as ambassador for the Libyan embassy in Doha
  3. Bashir Al-Kubti, former head of the Muslim Brotherhood
  4. Ahmed Al-Suqi, current head of the Muslim Brotherhood
  5. Suleiman Abdelgader, former head of the Muslim Brotherhood
  6. Nizar Kawan, official in the political department of the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood [member of State Council]
  7. Abdul Razzaq Al-Aradi, funder and leader in the Muslim Brotherhood
  8. Ismail Al-Greetli, responsible for the media wing of the group and responsible for Alraid channel and Ajwaa network
  9. Walid Al-Lafi, the official of the media wing of Muqatila [the pro-Islamist political alliance], the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) and a director of Al-Nabaa TV channel
  10. Suleiman Douga, media official of the Brotherhood and director of the Libya Ahrar channel in Doha
  11. Suhail Sadek Al-Ghariani, the former mufti’s son and the official from his Tanasuh TV channel
  12. Ahmed Khalifa, an official of Al Jazeera TV channel in Libya
  13. Salem Jaber, leader in the dissolved Dar Al-Ifta and a jihadist lecturers in the BDB, a promoter of jihad
  14. Osama Kaabar, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood living in Doha
  15. Anwar al-Fituri, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, living in Doha
  16. Salem al-Sheikhi, a preacher of jihad and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood
  17. Wanis Almabruk, a preacher in the Muslim Brotherhood and close to Ali Salabi and Qaradawi
  18. Awad al-Barasi, a financier and leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and has residency in Doha
  19. Ali al-Issawi is a leader in the Muslim Brotherhood and has extensive support and relations in Doha
  20. Mohammed Bayu, Ansar al-Sharia member, has a son who was killed with the IS in Benghazi and has residency in Qatar
  21. Hamza Abu Fares, official in the Dar Al-Ifta and a jihadist lecturer with the BDB and an instigator of jihad
  22. Mohammed Abu Sidra, Jihadi lecturer linked to the State of Qatar and political and financial supporter for Ansar Al-Sharia
  23. Omar Al-Karami, financial coordinator and activist in the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey and Qatar, and the right arm of Ali Salabi
  24. Khalid Al-Sharif, military official in Muqatila [former deputy defence minister and controller of Hadba prison]
  25. Sami Al-Saadi, leading activist in Muqatila [close colleague of Sadek Al-Ghariani]
  26. Abdul Wahab Qaid, coordinator of Muqatila in southern Libya
  27. Ahmed Al-Saadi, a military official in Muqatila in the western region and has residency in Qatar
  28. Taher Nasuf, a financier of the militants and former director of the banned Al-Sanabel Organization in Britain
  29. Essam Amish, a member of the international organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood
  30. Ali Abouzakouk Member of the international Organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood) [former HoR member]
  31. Abdul Rahman Qajah, currency trader and financial officer aiding the activities of the dissolved Dar Al-Ifta and the isolated mufti
  32. Khaled Tawfik Nasrat, a leader of Muqatila in Zawiya and the father of one of the detainees in the investigations of the Manchester attack
  33. Mohammed Al-Sari, a military official of Muqatila in Zliten
  34. Ahmed Abdul Jalil al-Hasnawi, a military official of Muqatila in southern Libyan
  35. Abdulrahman Al-Shaibani Al-Sewehli, one of the leaders of Fajr Libya funded by the State of Qatar [president of the State Council]
  36. Alaa Abu Hafs, the military wing of Muqatila
  37. Fawzi Bukatif, military and financial coordinator of the Muslim Brotherhood with the State of Qatar [leader of 17 February Brigade during the revolution, now ambassador to Uganda]
  38. Imad al-Banani, a leader in the Brotherhood and associated with Qatar
  39. Tarek Yousef Magarief, a member of the board of directors of the Central Bank of Libya and an official in the organisation Silatech, an organisation controlled by Qatar’s Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser [son of former GNC president Mohamed Magarief]
  40. Ahmed Shawki, financier for MB [head of NOC sales]
  41. Juma Al-Amami, a leader in the Muslim Brotherhood, with an organisation funded by Qatar and a relationship with the leaders of the MB, lives in Switzerland
  42. Abdulbaset Ghwaila, head of the Tripoli Awqaf and mufti for jihadi groups
  43. Hanan Shalouf, a retired member of parliament and a pro-Islamic advocacy group of the Ansar al-Sharia group [boycotting member for Misrata of the HoR]
  44. Mustafa Al-Sigezli, leading member of Muslim Brotherhood, and with close ties to Qatar. [Head of Libyan Programme for Reintegration and Development (ex-Libya Warriors Commission) and son of Mohamed Al-Sigezli, second prime minister under King Idris]
  45. Mustafa Al-Sharksi, commander of BDB
  46. Saadi Abu Khazim Al-Nawfli, a leader of Al-Qaeda in Libya
  47. Attiyah Al-Shaeri, an official of the so-called Mujahideen in Derna and a member of Al-Qaeda
  48. Taher Al-Ghrabli, a military commander of Muqatila in Sabratha
  49. Ali Al-Safrani, leader of IS in Libya and subject to US sanctions
  50. Abdulhadi Zargun, IS commander in Libya, sanctioned by US
  51. Mahmoud Al-Barasi, IS emir in Benghazi
  52. Mohammed al-Darsi (Alnas), leading Al-Qaeda figure in Libya and subject to an arrest warrant in Jordan
  53. Rifat Hadaqa, leader of the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood
  54. Ali Idbiba, funder for the armed battalions affiliated and loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood
  55. Abdul Hamid Al-Dubeiba, funder to the armed battalions affiliated and loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood
  56. Anwar Sawan, a military supporter of the BDB and the Bengahzi Shoura Council
  57. Mohammed Al-Aradi, a financier and leader of the Muslim Brotherhood
  58. Saleem Al-Aradi, a financier and a senior official in the Muslim Brotherhood
  59. Hassan Shakha, a military officer in Libya Shield central militia and a collaborator with the supporters of Sharia in Sirte (2012-2014)
  60. Mohammed Musa, Military officer in Libya Shield central militia and collaborator with Ansar al-Sharia in Sirte (2012-2014)
  61. Omar Al-Hassi, field commander and political official in BDB
  62. Ali Al-Sbai, resign member of parliament resigned and a jihadist heretic and one of the preacher with Muqatila [elected to HoR in Tripoli’s hay Al-Andalus]
  63. Shaaban Hadia, from the military wing of al-Qaeda
  64. Ziyad Belam, commander in BDB
  65. Ahmed Al-Tajouri, military commander in BDB
  66. Yasser Al-Jabali, military commander in BDB
  67. Faraj Shaku, military commander in BDB
  68. Tariq Derman, the military official of Muqatila in Tripoli
  69. Salih Hadiya Al-Daiki, the military official of Muqatila and a commander in Hadba prison
  70. Abdulbasset Azzouz, a military and financial leader and a mastermind of the Muqatila
  71. Salah Badi, commander of Libya Dawn operation [former GNC member, head of Samud Front]
  72. Bashir Al -Faqieh, the spiritual leader of Al-Qaeda and the Muqatila in Libya
  73. Al-Tuhami Abu Ziyan, a member of the Muqatila and the founder of Al-Faruq Brigades
  74. Abdel Moneim Hasnawi, a leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and its official in southern Libya
  75. Ahmed Sahil Al-Zwai, financial Coordinator between Qatar and the Muslim Brotherhood and the Chadian mercenaries


The political, economic and media organisations listed that the HoR committee says “support and incite terrorism” and which are linked to Qatar are:

  1. Shoura Councils of the revolutionists of (Benghazi-Derna-Sirte-Ajdabiya)
  2. Libyan Wings Airline
  3. Al Tika Insurance Company (Ali Salabi)
  4. Al-Nabaa and Al-Tanasuh channels for Abdulhakim Belhaj and Suhail Sadek Al-Ghariani
  5. Qadwati Charity Foundation
  6. Kimam Al-Andalus Charity Foundation
  7. Samoud Front Brigade
  8. Libya Shield forces
  9. Libya Revolutionaries’ Operations Room


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