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‹ All affected people in TunisiaMehdi Ben Gaiedمهدي بن قايد

Portrait Mehdi Ben Gaied

Son-in-law of former President Ben Ali, married to also sanctioned Halima Ben Ali. He was arrested when trying to flee the country in 2011 but the court set him free later that year. Formerly CEO of Stafiem — Peugeot, residing at 4 rue Mohamed Makhlouf, Tunis. 1, 2


Identifying information
Son-in-law of Ben Ali
Date of birth
First and middle name(s)
Mehdi Ben Ridha Ben Mohamed
Family members
Halima Ben Ali (spouse), Kaouther Feriel Hamza (mother)
Family members subject to sanctions
Estimates of assets returned


Type of sanctions
Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available
Start of sanctions