Mimi Ould Baba

Charged: January 15, 2020
Affiliation
Al Qaeda
State
New York
District
Eastern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Use, threats, or attempts to use weapons of mass destruction
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Mimi Ould Baba
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Unknown
  • Race
    Unknown
Mimi Ould Baba, a Malian national, allegedly played a central role in attacks that targeted Westerners in Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire in early 2016. Al Qaeda and al-Murabitoun, an Al Qaeda affiliate in Africa, claimed responsibility for the attacks. One American, Michael Riddering, who was in charge of an orphanage and a women's crisis center in Burkina Faso, was killed. Baba is currently being held by Malian authorities.