Malaysian MOHA Sanctions List

The Malaysian Home Affairs list designates those found to be involved in acts of terrorism.

The list cannot be extracted fully automatically. This extract is dated July 11, 2023.

This list is made by the Minister of Home Affairs under the section 66B (1) of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds From Illegal Activities 2001 [Act 613]. Under section 66B (1) of the Act 613,

Where the Minister of Home Affairs is satisfied on information given to him by a police officer that:

(a) an entity has knowingly committed, attempted to commit, participated in committing or facilitated the commission of, a terrorist act; or (b) an entity is knowingly acting on behalf of, at the direction of, or in association with, an entity referred to in paragraph (a),

the Minister of Home Affairs may, by order published in the Gazette, declare the entity to be a specified entity.

Data overview

Entity types:
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Publisher:Ministry of Home Affairs (Kementerian Dalam Negeri) (Malaysia)

Sanctions in the ministry are managed by the division responsible for Countering Financing of Terrorism.

Collections:in Consolidated Sanctions · OpenSanctions Default
Source data:www.moha.gov.my · PDF
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File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities136.29 KB
groups.csvSource data4.23 KB
names.txtTarget names text file4.99 KB
persons.csvSource data11.18 KB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format68.34 KB
statistics.jsonDataset statistics2.49 KB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON137.98 KB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV29.13 KB

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Recent additions

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Ishak bin HayaPersonMalaysia
Muhammad Khairul Anuar bin AhmadPersonMalaysia
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Mohd Azmer bin RamlanPersonMalaysia