Mamoun Darkazanli

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Mamoun Darkazanli (Arabic: مأمون داركازنلي (born August 4, 1958) in Aleppo, Syria) is a citizen of Germany and Syria who is wanted in Spain on terrorism charges.[1]

He was arrested on October 15, 2004[2] in Hamburg on a Spanish warrant, but freed on July 18, 2005[3] after a ruling by the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.[4] Darkazanli is under sanction, as affiliate or supporter of al-Qaida, by the United Nations,[5] by the European Union,[6] and by the United States Treasury[7] as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. His company, called Mamoun Darkazanli Import-Export Company or Darkazanli Export-Import Sonderposten, in Hamburg, until recently was listed as well.[8]


  1. ^ Interpol red notice on Darkazanli
  2. ^ "BBC reports arrest". BBC News. 2004-10-15. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  3. ^ "BBC reports release". BBC News. 2005-07-18. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  4. ^ "Judgment in German". 2005-07-18. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  5. ^ "UN 1267 Committee banned entity list". Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  6. ^ "EU notice". Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  7. ^ "US Treasury SDN and SDGT list". Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  8. ^ "Delisting of Mamoun Darkazanli Import-Export Company or Darkazanli Export-Import Sonderposten". Retrieved 2012-03-16.