February 9, 2017: EU, HMT change DRC listings

Yesterday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Regulation (EU) No 2017/199 by amending the following individual listings: 

BADEGE, Eric
DOB: –/–/1971. Nationality: Congolese Position: LT. Colonel Address:
Rwanda (as of early 2016). Other Information: Was a Lieutenant Colonel and focal point for M23 in Masisi. Fled to Rwanda in March 2013 and is still living there as of early 2016. Listed on: 23/01/2013 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 12838

BWAMBALE, Frank, Kakolele
a.k.a: (1) BLANC, Aigle (2) BWAMBALE, Frank, Kakorere (3) KAKORERE, Frank Nationality: Congolese Address: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (as of June 2011
2016). Position: FARDC General (without posting (as of June 2011) Other Information: Former RCD-ML leader. As of June 2016 he lived in Kinshasa. Left the CNDP in Jan 2008. Since 2010, he has been involved in activities apparently on behalf of the DRC government’s Programme de Stabilisation et Reconstruction des Zones Sortant des Conflits Armes (STAREC), including participation in a STAREC mission to Goma and Beni in March 2011. DRC authorities arrested him in December 2013 in Beni, North Kivu Province. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8732.

IYAMUREMYE, Gaston
Title: Brigadier
Major General DOB: –/–/1948. POB: (1) Musanze District, Northern Province, (2) Ruhengeri, Rwanda a.k.a: (1) BYIRINGIRO, Michel (2) RUMULI, Byiringiro,
Victor (3) RUMURI, Victor Nationality: Rwandan Address: North Kivu Province,
Deomocratic Republic of the Congo (as of December 2014 June 2016). Position: FDLR Interim President and 2nd 1st Vice-President and Major General of FDLR-FOCA Other Information: Core member of the FDLR military and political leadership. Ran Ignace Murwanashyaka’s (President of the FDLR) office in Kibua, DRC until Dec 2009. As of June 2016 Iyamuremye is in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Listed on: 03/12/2010 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 11276.

KAINA, Innocent
Title: Colonel DOB:
–/11/1973 POB: Bunagana, Rutshuru territory, Democratic Republic of the Congo a.k.a: INDIA QUEEN Address: Rwanda (as of late 2014). Uganda (as of early 2016) Position: Sector commander in the Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23) Other Information: Male. Also known as India Queen. Former M23 Deputy Commander. In Uganda as of early 2016. Listed on: 28/02/2013 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 12830.

Katanga, Germain
DOB:
28/04/1978 POB: Mambasa, Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo Address: Democratic Republic of the Congo (in prison) Nationality: Congolese Position: FRPI Chief Other Information: Appointed General in the FARDC in Dec 2004. Former Commander of the FRPI. Handed over by the Government of the DRC to the International Criminal Court on 18 Oct 2007. Convicted in May 2014 by the ICC to 12 years in prison. Katanga was transferred to a DRC prison in December 2015 and charged for other crimes previously committed in Ituri. Currently in prison in the Netherlands. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8735.

Lubanga, Thomas
POB: Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo Address:
Democratic Republic of the Congo (in prison) Nationality: Congolese Position: President of the UPC/L Other Information: Former President of the UPC/L Transferred to the ICC by the Congolese authorities on 17 Mar 2006. Convicted by the ICC in March 2012 and sentenced to 14 years in prison. Currently in prison in the Netherlands. Convicted by the ICC in March 2012, and transferred to a prison facility in the DRC on 19 December 2015 to serve out his sentence. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8738.

Mandro, Khawa Panga
DOB: 20/08/1973. POB: Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo Address:
Uganda (as of May 2016) a.k.a: (1) KAHWA, Mandro, Panga (2) KARIM, Yves, Andoul (3) MANDRO,
Kawa (4) MANDRO, Kawa, Panga (5) MANDRO, Yves, Khawa, Panga (6) PANGA,
Kawa Nationality: Congolese Other Information:
Former Ex-President of PUSIC., an armed group and militia. Also referred to as Chief Kahwa and Kawa. In August 2014, a DRC military court in Kisangani convicted him of war crimes and sentenced him to 9 years in prison. Convicted of war crimes in August 2014, has now served his sentence and resided in Uganda as of May 2016. Also referred to as Chief Kahwa. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8708.

Mbarushimana, Callixte.
DOB: 24/07/1963. POB: Ndusu/Ruhengeri, Northern Province, Rwanda Nationality:
Rwandan Position:
Re-elected Executive Secretary of FDLR and Vice-President of the FDLR military high command until his arrest Other Information: Political/Military leader of a foreign armed group operating in the DRC. Was Vice President of the FDLR until his arrest in Paris on 3 Oct 2010 under ICC warrant for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by FDLR troops in the Kivus in 2009 and transferred to The Hague on 25 Jan 2011 but released by the ICC in late 2011. Listed on: 04/03/2009 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 10672.

Mudacumura, Sylvestre a.k.a: (1) BERNARD, Mupenzi (2) MUDACUMURA,
General (3) MUPENZI, General Major DOB:
–/–/1954 POB: Cellule Ferege, Gatumba, Sector Kibilira Commune, Gisenyi Prefecture, Rwanda Nationality: Rwandan Address: Kikoma forest, near Bogoyi, Walikale, North Kivu (as of June 2011), North Kivu Province, DRC (as of June 2016). Position: FDLR-FOCA military Commander and FDLR-FOCA Lieutenant General , also political 1st Vice-President and head of FOCA High Command Other Information: Also referred to as Radja and Pharaoh. As of 2014, based at the FDLR’s headquarters in Nganga, North Kivu. As of mid-2016 Mudacumura was still overall commander of the FDLR’s armed wing and located in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8714.

Mujyambere, Leopold
DOB: (1) –/–/1966. (2) 17/03/1962. POB: Kigali, Rwanda a.k.a: IBRAHIM, Frere,
Petrus Nationality: Rwandan Position:
FDLR-FOCA Chief of Staff and Interim Deputy Commander Address: Nyakaleke (south-east of Mwenga), South Kivu, DRC. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (as of June 2016) Other Information: Also referred to as Musenyeri and Achille. Former Commander of the Second Division of FOCA. Became acting FDLR-FOCA Deputy Commander in 2014. Captured in GOMA, DRC by Congolese Security Services in May 2016 and transferred to Kinshasa. As of late 2014, acting deputy commander of FDLR/FOCA, based in Nganga, North Kiva. Listed on: 04/03/2009 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 10679.

Mukulu, Jamil
DOB: (1) –/–/1965. (2) 01/01/1964. POB: Ntoke Village, Ntenjeru Sub County, Kayunga District, Uganda a.k.a: (1) ALIRABAKI, Steven (2) JUNJUAKA, Abdullah (3) KYAGULANYI, Alilabaki (4) KYAGULANYI, David (5) LUUMU, Nicolas (6) MUHAMMAD,
Hussein (7) TALENGELANIMIRO, Musezi (8) TUTU, Mzee (
9) MUSHARAF, Professor (10) MASHAURI, Julius Elius,(11) MAZENGO, David, Amos Address: Reportedly in prison in Uganda (as of September 2016) Nationality: Ugandan Position: Head/Commander of the Allied Democratic Forces Other Information: Also referred to as Professor Musharaf and Talengelanimiro. As of September 2016 Mukulu is reportedly being held in a police detention cell awaiting trial for war crimes. Whereabouts unknown as of late 2014. However, he is believed to be in North Kivu, DRC. Listed on: 09/01/2012 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 12204.

Murwanashyaka, Ignace
Title: Dr DOB: 14/05/1963. POB: (1) Ngoma, Butare, Rwanda (2) Butera, Rwanda Nationality: Rwandan Address:
Germany (in prison) Position: President of the FDLR and supreme commander of the FDLR armed forces Other Information: Arrested by German authorities on 17 November 2009. Received a 13 year sentence and is in prison in Germany as of June 2016. Murwanashyaka’s trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by FDLR troops in DRC in 2008 and 2009 began on 4 May 2011 in a German court. Replaced by Gaston IYAMUREMYE, alias “Rumuli”, as president of FDLR-FOCA. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 09/12/2014 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8713.

Musoni, Straton
DOB: (1) 06/04/1961. (2) 04/06/1961. POB: Mugambazi, Kigali, Rwanda a.k.a: MUSONI,
IO Nationality: Rwandan Other Information:
Former FDLR Vice President. Arrested by German authorities on 17 Nov 2009 and received 8 year sentence. Released after serving 5 years. Musoni’s trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity began on 4 May 2011 in a German court. Replaced as 1st Vice-President of the FDLR by Sylvestre MUDACUMURA. Listed on: 30/03/2007 Last Updated: 09/12/2014 08/02/2017 Group ID: 9065.
MUTEBUTSI, Jules
DOB: –/–/1964. POB: Minembwe, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
a.k.a: (1) MUTEBUSI, Jules (2) MUTEBUTSI, Colonel (3) MUTEBUZI, Jules Nationality:
Congolese Other Information: Former FARDC Deputy Military Regional Commander of 10th Military Region. Also referred to as Colonel Mutebutsi. Arrested by the Rwandan authorities in Dec 2007.
Reported to have died in Kigali on 9 May 2014. Lives in semi-liberty in Kigali (not authorised to leave the country). Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 09/12/2014 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8709.

NGUDJOLO, Mathiew Chui
DOB: 08/10/1970. POB: Bunia, Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
a.k.a: NGUDJOLO, Cui Nationality: Congolese Position: Chief of Staff Address: Democratic Republic of the Congo Other Information: Former Chief of Staff of the FRPI. Arrested by MONUC in Bunia in Oct 2003. Surrendered by the Government of the DRC to the International Criminal Court on 7 Feb 2008. After being released from custody, he was detained by Dutch authorities, and has filed a claim for asylum in the Netherlands. The Prosecution appealed the ICC’s decision. Hearings were held in October 2014 and a decision is pending as of December 2014. Acquitted of all charges by the ICC in December 2012 and the verdict upheld on 27 November 2015. Deported to the DRC on 11 May 2016. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8734. 

NJABU, Floribert Ngabu
DOB:
23/05/1971 a.k.a: (1) NDJABU, Floribert (2) NDJABU, Floribert, Ngabu (3) NGABU, Floribert, Njabu Nationality: Congolese Passport Details: Passport No OB 0243318 Position: President of FNI Other Information: Under house arrest in Kinshasa since Mar 2005. Transferred to The Hague on 27 March 2011 to testify in ICC trials. Applied for asylum in the Netherlands in May 2011. In October 2012, a Dutch court denied his asylum claim. In July 2014, he was deported from the Netherlands to DRC, where he was placed under arrest. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 08/02/2017 Group ID: 8737.

NSANZUBUKIRE, Felicien
DOB: –/–/1967. POB: (1) Murama, Kigali,
Rwanda (2) Rubungo, Kigali, Rwanda (3) Kinyinya, Kigali, Rwanda a.k.a: IRAKEZA, Fred Nationality: Rwandan Address: Magunda, Mwenga territory, South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (as of June 20116). Position: 1st battalion leader of the FDLR-FOCA based in the Uvira-Sange area of South Kivu a) FDLR- FOCA Subsector Commander in South Kivu, b) FDLR-FOCA Colonel Other Information: Member of the FDLR since at least 1994 and operating in eastern DRC since Oct 1998. Listed on: 03/12/2010 Last Updated: 08/12/2014 08/02/2017 Group ID: 11277.

NTAWUNGUKA, Pacifique
DOB: (1) 01/01/1964. (2) –/–/1964. POB: Gaseke, Gisenyi Province, Rwanda
a.k.a: NTAWUNGULA, Pacifique Nationality: Rwandan Address: Matembe, North Kivu (as of June 2011).
Rutshuru Territory, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (as of June 2016) Position: a) FDLR-FOCA “SONOKI” Sector Commander b) FDLR-FOCA Brigadier General Former Commander of the First Division of FOCA. Commander, Operational Sector, North Kivu ‘SONOKI’ of FDLR-FOCA Other Information: Also referred to as Nzeri, Israel and Colonel Omega. As of late 2014, based in Tongo area, June 2016 based in North Kivu province. Listed on: 04/03/2009 Last Updated: 24/04/2014 08/02/2017 Group ID: 10678.

NZEYIMANA, Stanislas
DOB: (1) 01/01/1966. (2) –/–/1967. (3) 28/08/1966. POB: Mugusa
, (Butare), Rwanda
a.k.a: (1) DEO, Izabayo (2) IZABAYO, Deogratias, Bigaruka (3) MLAMBA, Jules,
Mateso Nationality: Rwandan Address: Mukoberwa, North Kivu (as of June 2011). Position: Former Deputy Commander of FDLR-FOCA Other Information: Also referred to as Bigaruka and Bigurura. Disappeared while in Tanzania in early 2013. Whereabouts unknown as of
June 2016 late 2014. Listed on: 04/03/2009 Last Updated: 24/04/2014 08/02/2017 Group ID: 10674.

RUNIGA, Jean-Marie Lugerero
DOB: (1) –/–/1960. (2) 09/09/1966. POB: Bukavu, DRC
Democratic Republic of the Congo a.k.a: RUGERERO, Jean-Marie Address: Rubavu/Mudende, Rwanda. Position: President of the M23 Other Information: DOB is approximate. As of 2016 late 2014, residing in Rwanda. Participated in the creation of a new Congolese political party in June 2016, the Alliance pour le Salut du Peuple (ASP). Listed on: 23/01/2013 Last Updated: 08/02/2017 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12839.

TAGANDA, Bosco
DOB: (1) –/–/1973. (2) –/–/1974. POB: Bigogwe, Rwanda a.k.a: (1) NTAGANDA,
Bosco (2) NTAGENDA, Bosco (3) TAGANDA , General Nationality: Congolese Address: The Hague, Netherlands (as of June 2016) Goma (as of June 2011). Position: UPC/L military commander Other Information: Also referred to as Lydia, Terminator,
Tango Romeo (Call sign), Romeo (Call sign) and Major. Formerly Chief of Staff in CNDP and became CNDP military commander since the arrest of Laurent NKUNDA in January 2009. He surrendered to ICC officials in Kigali on March 22 and was transferred to The Hague, Netherlands. On 9 June 2014, ICC confirmed 13 charges of war crimes and five charges of crimes against humanity against him. The trial started in September 2015. is scheduled to start on 2 June 2015. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 08/02/2017 24/04/2015 Group ID: 8736.

and entity listing: 

ADF

a.k.a: (1) Allied Democratic Forces (2) Forces Democratiques Alliees-Armee Nationale de Liberation de l’Ouganda (3) ADF/NALU (4) NALU Address: North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other Information: Created in 1995. ADF founder and leader, Jamil Mukulu, was arrested in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in April 2015. He was extradited to Kampala, Uganda in July 2015. As of June 2016 he is reportedly being held in a police detention cell awaiting trial. and is located in the mountainous DRC-Uganda border area. As of December 2014, ADF was split into several small groups. Jamil Mukulu leads one group, which contain several ADF leaders, and is an unknown location, probably in North Kivu Provence. Seka Baluku leads the other main group, which operates in the forest northeast of Beni town in North Kivu Provence. ADF also has an extensive support network in DRC, Uganda, Rwanda, and possibly other countries. Listed on: 09/12/2014 Last Updated: 08/02/2017 24/04/2015 Group ID: 13189. 

which are designated under the sanctions imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Regulation (EU) No 2017/199

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