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SECO amends 12, removes two from DRC sanctions

Today, Swiss authorities removed the following:

SSID: 100-38126 Name: Kibelisa Roger

DOB: 9 Sep 1959 POB: Fayala, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: Roger Kibelisa Ngambaswi Address: 24, avenue Photopao, Kinshasa / Mont Ngafula, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR

Justification: As Interior Director of the National Intelligence Service (ANR), Roger Kibelisa is involved in the intimidation campaign carried out by ANR officials towards opposition members, including arbitrary arrests and detention. Roger Kibelisa has therefore undermined the rule of law and obstructed a consensual and peaceful solution towards elections in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, de- listed on 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38190 Name: Mende Lambert

DOB: 11 Feb 1953 POB: Okolo, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: Lambert Mende Omalanga Address: 20, avenue Kalongo, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Diplomatic passport No. DB0001939, Congo DR, Date of issue: 4 May 2017, Expiry date: 3 May 2022

Justification: a) As Communications and Media Minister since 2008, Lambert Mende is responsible for a repressive media policy which breaches the right to freedom of expression and information and undermines a consensual and peaceful solution towards elections in DRC. On 12 Nov 2016, he adopted a decree limiting the possibility for foreign media outlets to broadcast in DRC. b) In breach of the political agreement settled on 31 Dec 2016 between the presidential majority and opposition parties, broadcasting had not resumed for a number of media outlets as of Oct 2018. c) In his capacity as Communications and Media Minister, Lambert Mende is therefore responsible for obstructing a consensual and peaceful solution towards elections in DRC, including by acts of repression. Other information: Minister of Communications and Media, and spokesperson of the Government. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 24 Apr 2018, 18 Jan 2019, de-listed on 20 Dec 2019

from their sanctions on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and amended the following listings for the same program:

SSID: 100-38067 Name: Kampete Ilunga

Sex: M DOB: 24 Nov 1964 POB: Lubumbashi, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Gaston Hughes Ilunga Kampete b) Hugues Raston Ilunga Kampete Address: 69, avenue Nyangwile, Kinsuka Mimosas, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Other No. 1-64-86-22311-29, Congo DR (Military ID number) Justification: a) As Commander of the Republican Guard (GR), Ilunga Kampete was responsible for the GR units deployed on the ground and involved in the disproportionate use of force and violent repression, in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. In this capacity, Ilunga Kampete was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCKinshasa. b) Owing to his continuing role as head of the GR, he is responsible for the repression and infringements of human rights committed by GR agents, such as the violent repression of an opposition rally in Lubumbashi in Dec 2018. c) Ilunga Kampete was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38077 Name: Kumba Gabriel Amisi

Sex: M DOB: 28 May 1964 POB: Malela, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Gabriel Amisi Nkumba b) ‘Tango Fort’ c) ‘Tango Four’ Address: 22, avenue Mbenseke, Ma Campagne, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Other No. 1-64-87-77512-30, Congo DR (military ID number)

Justification: a) Former Commander of the 1stfirst defence zone of the Congolese Army (FARDC), whose forces took part in the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. In this capacity, Gabriel Amisi Kumba was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCKinshasa. b) Gabriel Amisi Kumba has been Deputy Chief of Staff of the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) since Jul 2018, with responsibility for operations and intelligence. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. c) In Jul 2018, Gabriel Amisi Kumba was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff of the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC), with responsibility for operations and intelligencetherefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38091 Name: Luyoyo Ferdinand Ilunga

Sex: M DOB: 8 Mar 1973 POB: Lubumbashi, Congo DR Address: 2, avenue des Orangers, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Passport No. OB0260335, Congo DR, Date of issue: 15 Apr 2011, Expiry date: 14 Apr 2016 Justification: a) As Commander of the anti-riot unit Légion Nationale d’Interventiond’Intervention of the Congolese National Police (PNC), Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. In this capacity, Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCKinshasa. b) Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo has been Commander of the PNC unit responsible for the protection of institutions and high-ranking officials since Jul 2017. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the PNC. c) In Jul 2017, Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo was appointed Commander of the PNC unit responsible for the protection of institutions and high-ranking officialstherefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38104 Name: Kanyama CelestinCélestin

Sex: M DOB: 4 Oct 1960 POB: Kananga, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Kanyama Tshisiku Celestin b) Kanyama Celestin Cishiku Antoine c) Kanyama Cishiku Bilolo Célestin d) Esprit de mort Address: 56, avenue Usika, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Passport No. OB0637580, Congo DR, Date of issue: 20 May 2014, Expiry date: 19 May 2019

Justification: a) As Commissioner of the Congolese National Police (PNC), CelestinCélestin Kanyama was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. In this capacity, Celestin Kanyama was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCKinshasa. b) In Jul 2017, Célestin Kanyama was appointed Director- General of the National Police’s training schools. Owing to his role as a senior PNC official, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the PNC. One example is the intimidation and deprivation of freedom imposed on journalists by police officers in Oct 2018, after the publication of a series of articles on the misappropriation of police cadet rations and the role that General Kanyama played in these events. c) In Jul 2017, CelestinCélestin Kanyama was appointed Director-General of the National Police’s training schoolstherefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Other information: Was granted Schengen visa no 011518403, issued on 2.7.2016. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38116 Name: Numbi John

Sex: M DOB: 16 Aug 1962 POB: Jadotville-Likasi-Kolwezi, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) John Numbi Banza Tambo b) John Numbi Banza Ntambo c) Tambo Numbi Address: 5, avenue Oranger, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR

Justification: a) FormerJohn Numbi has been Inspector-General of the Congolese National Police (PNC), John Numbi was notably involved in the campaign of violent intimidation carried out in the context ofArmed Forces (FARDC) since Jul 2018. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the Mar 2016 gubernatorial elections inrecent human rights violations committed by the four ex-Katangan provinces and,FARDC, such as such, is responsible for obstructing a consensual and peaceful solution with a view to the holding of electionsdisproportionate violence committed in DRC. In Jul 2018, John Numbi was appointed Inspector-General of the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC).Jun-Jul 2019 by FARDC troops under his direct authority against people who were mining illegally. b) John Numbi was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38132 Name: KaimbiKahimbi Delphin

Sex: M DOB: a) 15 Jan 1969 b) 15 Jul 1969 POB: Kiniezire / Goma, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Delphin Kahimbi Kasagwe b) Delphin Kayimbi Demba Kasangwe c) Delphin Kahimbi Kasangwe d) Delphin Kahimbi Demba Kasangwe e) Delphin Kasagwe Kahimbi Address: 1, 14eme rue, Quartier Industriel, Linete, Kinshasa, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Diplomatic passport No. DB0006669, Congo DR, Date of issue: 13 Nov 2013, Expiry date: 12 Nov 2018

Justification: a) Former Head of the Military Intelligence Body (ex-DEMIAP), part of the National Operations Centre, the command and control structure responsible for arbitrary arrests and violent repression in Kinshasa in Sep 2016, and responsible for forces that participated in intimidation and arbitrary arrests, obstructing a consensual and peaceful solution with a view to the holding of elections in DRC. In Jul 2018, Delphin Kaimbi was appointedKahimbi has been assistant Chief of Staff within the FARDC General StaffStaff since Jul 2018, with responsibility for intelligence intelligence. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. b) Delphin Kahimbi was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38146 Name: Boshab Evariste

Sex: M DOB: 12 Jan 1956 POB: Tete Kalamba, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: Evariste Boshab Mabub Ma Bileng Address: 3, avenue du Rail, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Diplomatic passport No. DP0000003, Congo DR, Date of issue: 21 Dec 2015, Expiry date: 20 Dec 2020

Justification: a) In his capacity as Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security from Dec 2014 to Dec 2016, Evariste Boshab was officially responsible for the police and security services and coordinating the work of provincial governors. In this capacity, he was responsible for arrests of activists and opposition members, as well as disproportionate use of force, including between Sep 2016 and Dec 2016 in response to demonstrations in Kinshasa, which resulted in a large number of civilians being killed or injured by security services. Evariste Boshab was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCservices. b) Evariste Boshab was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. c) Evariste Boshab also played a part in the exploitation and aggravation of the crisis in the Kasai region, where he maintains a position of influence, particularly since becoming senator of Kasai in Mar 2019. Other information: a) Former Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security b) Schengen visa expired on 5.1.2017. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38167 Name: Mupompa Alex Kande

Sex: M DOB: 23 Sep 1950 POB: Kananga, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Alexandre Kande Mupomba b) Kande-Mupompa Address: a) Messidorlaan 217/25, 1180 Uccle, Belgium b) 1, avenue Bumba, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: a) Congo DR b) Belgium Identification document: Passport No. OP0024910, Congo DR, Date of issue: 21 Mar 2016, Expiry date: 20 Mar 2021

Justification: a) As Governor of Kasai Central until Oct 2017, Alex Kande Mupompa has beenwas responsible for the disproportionate use of force, violent repression and extrajudicial killings committed by security forces and the PNC in Kasai Central from Aug 2016, including killings onin the territory of Dibaya in Feb 2017. b) Alex Kande Mupompa was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. c) Alex Kande Mupompa was therefore involvedalso played a part in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violationsthe exploitation and aggravation of the crisis in DRCthe Kasai region for which he was a representative until Oct 2019 and in which he maintains a position of influence through the Congrès des alliés pour l’action au Congo (CAAC) which is part of the provincial government of Kasai. Other information: Former Governor of Kasai Central. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 24 Apr 2018, 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38181 Name: Musonda Jean-Claude Kazembe

Sex: M DOB: 17 May 1963 POB: Kashobwe, Congo DR Address: 7891, avenue Lubembe, Quartier Lido, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Justification: a) As Governor of Haut KatangaHaut-Katanga until Apr 2017, Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression committed by security forces and the PNC in Haut KatangaHaut-Katanga, including between 15 and 31 Dec 2016, when 12 civilians were killed and 64 were injured as a result of the use of lethal force by security forces including PNC agents in response to protests in Lubumbashi. b) Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. c) Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCis the leader of the CONAKAT party, which is part of the coalition under former President Joseph Kabila. Other information: Former Governor of Haut-Katanga. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38217 Name: Ruhorimbere EricÉric

Sex: M Title: Brigadier General DOB: 16 Jul 1969 POB: Minembwe, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Eric Ruhorimbere Ruhanga b) Tango Two c) Tango Deux Address: Mbujimayi, Kasai Province, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: a) Other No. 1-69-09-51400-64, Congo DR (Military ID number) b) Passport No. OB0814241, Congo DR

Justification: a) As Deputy Commander of the 21st military region from Sep 2014 to Jul 2018, EricÉric Ruhorimbere was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and extrajudicial killings perpetrated by FARDC forces, notably against the Nsapu militia and women and children. b) EricÉric Ruhorimbere was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRC. In Jul 2018, Eric Ruhorimbere was appointedhas been the Commander of the Nord Equateur operational sectorsector since Jul 2018. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. c) Éric Ruhorimbere was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Other information: Deputy Commander of the 21st military region (Mbuji- Mayi). Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38230 Name: Shadari RamazaniEmmanuel Ramazani Shadari

Sex: M DOB: 29 Nov 1960 POB: Kasongo, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari Mulanda b) Shadary Address: 28, avenue Ntela, Mont Ngafula, Kinshasa, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR

Justification: a) As Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security until Feb 2018, Ramazani Shadari was officially responsible for the police and security services and for coordinating the work of provincial governors. In this capacity, he was responsible for the arrests of activists and opposition members, as well as for the disproportionate use of force, such as the violent crackdown on members of the Bundu Dia Kongo (BDK) movement in Kongo Central, the repression in Kinshasa in Jan-Feb 2017 and the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in the Kasai provinces. b) In this capacity, Ramazani Shadari was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. c) In this capacity, Ramazani Shadari was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRC. d) In Feb 2018, Ramazani Shadari was named Permanent Secretaryhas been permanent secretary of the Parti du peuple pour la reconstruction et le développement (PPRD).PPRD) since Feb 2018, the main party in the coalition under former President Joseph Kabila. Other information: Former Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

SSID: 100-38241 Name: Mutondo Kalev

Sex: M DOB: 3 Mar 1957 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Kalev Katanga Mutondo b) Kalev Motono c) Kalev Mutundo d) Kalev Mutoid e) Kalev Mutombo f) Kalev Mutond g) Kalev Mutondo Katanga h) Kalev Mutund Address: 24, avenue Ma Campagne, Kinshasa, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Passport No. DB0004470, Congo DR, Date of issue: 8 Jun 2012, Expiry date: 7 Jun 2017

Justification: a) As long-term Head of the National Intelligence Service (ANR),ANR) until Feb 2019, Kalev Mutondo iswas involved in and responsible for the arbitrary arrest, detention and mistreatment of opposition members, civil society activists and others. He has therefore undermined the rule of law and obstructed a consensual and peaceful solution towards elections in DRC, as well as planning or directing acts that constitute serious human rights violations in DRCothers. b) Kalev Mutondo was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. c) In May 2019, he signed a declaration of past and future loyalty to Joseph Kabila, and he remains his close associate for security matters. Other information: Head (formally Administrator-General) of the National Intelligence Service (ANR). Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019

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