February 5, 2018: SECO updates DRC sanctions

On Monday, Swiss authorities added the following persons: 

SSID: 100-38027 Name: Mundos Muhindo Akili

DOB: 10 Nov 1972 POB: Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Charles Muhindo Akili Mundos b) Akili Muhindo c) Muhindo Mundos Nationality: Congo DR

Justification: Muhindo Akili Mundos is an FARDC General, Commander of the 31st Brigade. He was appointed commander of the FARDC’s Operational Sector in the areas of Beni and Lubero, including Operation Sukola I against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in September 2014. He remained in that position until June 2015. He is also a threat to the peace, stability and security of the DRC under UNSCR 2293 paragraph 7(e) Other information: a) DRC Armed Forces (FARDC) General, Commander of the 31st Brigade b) FARDC Brigadier General Modifications: Listed on 1 Feb 2018

SSID: 100-38038 Name: Mwissa Guidon Shimiray

DOB: 13 Mar 1980 POB: Kigoma, Walikale, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Justification: Graduated secondary school humanités sociales in Mpofi; joined the armed group commanded by She Kasikila at the age of 16; integrated the FARDC with Kasikila, becoming his battalion S3; injured in 2007, thereafter joining Mai Mai Simba under then- commander “Mando;” participated in the creation of the NDC in 2008, becoming the deputy commander in charge of the Aigle Lemabé Brigade. He is also a threat to the peace, stability and security of the DRC under UNSCR 2293 paragraph 7(g). Modifications: Listed on 1 Feb 2018

SSID: 100-38047 Name: Nzambamwita Lucien

DOB: 1966 POB: Cellule Nyagitabire, Sector Ruvune, Commune Kinyami, Prefecture Byumba, Rwanda Good quality a.k.a.: André Kalume Nationality: Rwanda Justification: He is a threat to the peace, stability and security of the DRC under UNSCR 2293 paragraph 7(j). Modifications: Listed on 1 Feb 2018

SSID: 100-38056 Name: Kanonga Gédéon Kyungu Mutanga Wa Bafunkwa

DOB: 1974 POB: Manono Territory, Katanga Province (now Tanganyika Province) Justification: Gédéon Kyungu belongs to the Balubakat ethnic group. After completing primary education in Likasi and secondary school in Manono, he obtained a degree in pedagogy. In 1999 he joined the Maï Maï movement, commanding from 2003 one of the most active groups in the province of Katanga. In 2006, he visited UN peacekeeping forces to integrate through the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process. He escaped from prison in 2011 and surrendered in October 2016. He is a threat to the peace, stability and security of the DRC under UNSCR 2293 paragraph 7(e). Other information: Katangan rebel leader Modifications: Listed on 1 Feb 2018

to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions program.

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