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SECO amends 6 individuals under Central African Republic sanctions

Today, Swiss authorities modified the following individual listings:

SSID: 300-27651 Name: Bozizé François Yangouvonda
Title: a) Former Head of State Central African Republic b) Professor DOB: a) 14 Oct 1946 b) 16 Dec 1948 POB: a) Mouila, Gabon b) Izo, South Sudan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Bozize Yangouvonda b) Samuel Peter Mudde Address: a) Uganda b) Bangui, Central African Republic (since his return from Uganda in Dec 2019) Nationality: a) Central African Republic b) South Sudan Identification document: a) Passport No. D00002264, South Sudan, Date of issue: 11 Jun 2013, Expiry date: 11 Jun 2017 (issued by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Juba, South Sudan. Diplomatic passport issued under name Samuel Peter Mudde) b) ID card No. M4800002143743, South Sudan (personal number on passport) Justification: Engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of, CAR: Since the coup d’état on 24 Mar 2013, Bozizé provided financial and material support to militiamen who are working to destabilize the ongoing transition and to bring him back to power. François Bozizé, in liaison with his supporters, encouraged the attack of 5 Dec 2013 on Bangui. The situation in CAR deteriorated rapidly after the 5 Dec 2013 attack in Bangui by anti-Balaka forces that left over 700 people dead. Since then, he has continued trying to run destabilization operations and to federate the anti-balakas militias, in order to maintain tensions in the capital of CAR. Bozizé tried to reorganize many elements from the Central African Armed Forces who dispersed into the countryside after the coup d’état. Forces loyal to Bozizé have become involved in reprisal attacks against CAR’s Muslim population. Bozizé called on his militia to pursue the atrocities against the current regime and the Islamists. Other information: Mother’s name is Martine Kofio. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice available. Modifications: Listed on 20 May 2014, amended on 28 Nov 2014, 16 Feb 2018, 1 Mar 2019, 28 Jul 2020
SSID: 300-31750 Name: Yekatom Alfred
DOB: 23 Jun 1976 POB: Central African Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Alfred Yekatom Saragba b) Alfred Ekatom c) Alfred Saragba Low quality a.k.a.: a) Colonel Rombhot b) Colonel Rambo c) Colonel Rambot d) Colonel Rombot e) Colonel Romboh Address: a) Mbaiki, Lobaye Province, Central African Republic (Tel.: +236 72 15 47 07/ +236 75 09 43 41) b) Bimbo, Ombella-Mpoko Province, Central African Republic (previous location) c) The Hague (since his transfer to the International Criminal Court on 17 Nov 2018) Nationality: Central African Republic
Other information: a) Designation: Chief Corporal of the Forces Armées Centrafricaines (FACA) b) Has controlled and commanded a large group of armed militia men. Father’s name (adoptive father) is Ekatom Saragba (also spelled Yekatom Saragba). Brother of Yves Saragba, an anti-Balaka commander in Batalimo, Lobaye province, and a former FACA soldier. Physical description: eye colour: black; hair colour: bold; complexion: black; height: 170cm; weight: 100kg. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special NoticeNotice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Modifications: Listed on 3 Sep 2015, amended on 28 Jul 2020
SSID: 300-31770 Name: Soussou Habib
DOB: 13 Mar 1980 POB: Boda, Central African Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Soussou Abib Address: Boda, Central African Republic (Tel.: +236 72198628) Nationality: Central African Republic
Other information: a) Designation: a) Coordinator of anti-Balaka for Lobaye province b) CorporalMaster-corporal of the Central African Armed Forces (FACA) b) Appointed as anti- balaka zone commander (COMZONE) of Boda on 11 Apr 2014 and on 28 Jun 2014, for the entire Lobaye Province. Under his command, targeted killings, clashes and attacks against humanitarian organizations and aid workers have continued to take place. Physical description: eye colour: brown; hair colour: black; height: 160cm; weight: 60kg. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special NoticeNotice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Modifications: Listed on 3 Sep 2015, amended on 28 Jul 2020
SSID: 300-33497 Name: Gaye Haroun
DOB: a) 30 Jan 1968 b) 30 Jan 1969 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Haroun Geye b) Aroun Gaye c) Aroun Geye Address: a) Bangui, Central African Republic b) Ndélé, Bamingui-Bangoran, Central African Republic Identification document: Passport No. O00065772, Central African Republic, Expiry date: 30 Dec 2019 (passport number: letter O followed by 3 zeros) Justification: Gaye is a leader of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) (not listed) a marginalized ex-Seleka armed group in Bangui. He is also a leader of the so-called “Defense Committee” of Bangui’s PK5 (known as ‘PK5 Resistance’ or ‘Texas’) (not listed), which extorts money from residents and threatens and employs physical violence. Gaye was appointed on 2 Nov 2014 by Nourredine Adam as rapporteur of the political coordination of the FPRC. On 9 May 2014, the Security Council Committee established by resolution 2127 (2013) on CAR included Adam on its sanctions list. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special NoticeNotice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Relation: Haroun Gaye was appointed as rapporteur of the political coordination of the FPRC byRelated to Adam Nourredine (SSID 300-27660) Other information: Designation: Rapporteur of the political coordination of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2015, amended on 28 Jul 2020
SSID: 300-36301 Name: Hissene Abdoulaye
Sex: M DOB: a) 1967 b) 1 Jan 1967 POB: a) Ndele, Bamingui-Bangoran, Central African Republic b) Haraze Mangueigne, Chad Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abdoulaye Issène b) Abdoulaye Hissein c) Hissene Abdoulaye d) Abdoulaye Issène Ramadane e) Abdoulaye Issene Ramadan f) Issene Abdoulaye Address: a) KM5, Bangui, Central African Republic b) Nana-Grebizi, Central African Republic c) Ndjari, Ndjamena, Chad d) Ndélé, Bamingui- Bangoran, Central African Republic (main location since Aug 2016) Nationality: a) Central African Republic b) Chad Identification document: a) Diplomatic passport No. D00000897, Central African Republic, Date of issue: 5 Apr 2013, Expiry date: 4 Apr 2018 b) Diplomatic passport No. D00004262, Central African Republic, Date of issue: 11 Mar 2014, Expiry date: 10 Mar 2019 c) ID card No. 103-00653129-22, Chad, Date of issue: 21 Apr 2009, Expiry date: 21 Apr 2019
Other information: a) Hissène was formerly the Minister of Youth and Sports as part of the Cabinet for the Central African Republic’s former President Michel Djotodia. Prior to that, he was the head of the Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace, a political party. He also established himself as a leader of armed militias in Bangui, in particular in the “PK5” (3rd district) neighborhood. In Oct 2016, Abdoulaye Hissène was appointed President of the Conseil National de Défense et de Sécurité, a body which was created at the time to gather military leaders and commanding fighters from all ex-Séléka factions. He has remained in this position since then, but has actual control over FPRC fighters only. Father’s name is Abdoulaye. Mother’s name is Absita Moussa. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice available. b) Designation: “general”. Title: President of the Conseil National de Défense et de Sécurité (CNDS) and military leader of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de la Centrafrique Modifications: Listed on 17 May 2017, amended on 1 Mar 2019, 18 Apr 2019, 28 Jul 2020
SSID: 300-41991 Name: Martin Koumtamadji
DOB: a) 5 Oct 1965 b) 3 Mar 1965 POB: a) Ndïnaba, Chad b) Kobo, Central African Republic c) Kabo, Central African Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abdoulaye Miskine b) Abdoullaye Miskine c) Martin Nadingar Koumtamadji d) Martin Nkoumtamadji e) Martin Koumta Madji f) Omar Mahamat Address: a) Am Dafock, Vakaga prefecture, Central African Republic (last known location)Republic b) Ndjamena, Chad (since his arrest in Nov 2019) Nationality: a) Chad b) Central African Republic c) Congo Identification document: a) Diplomatic passport No. 06FBO2262, Central African Republic, Date of issue: 22 Feb 2007, Expiry date: 21 Feb 2012 b) Other No. SA0020249, Congo, Date of issue: 22 Jan 2019, Expiry date: 21 Jan 2022 (Service passport)
Justification: Martin Koumtamadji founded the FDPC in 2005. He joined the Séléka coalition in Dec 2012 before leaving it in Apr 2013 after the rebels took power in Bangui. After being arrested in Cameroon, he was then transferred to Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo. He always remained in command of his troops on the ground in the CAR even when he was in Brazzaville before returning to the CAR (between Nov 2014 and 2019). The FDPC signed the Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in the CAR on 6 Feb 2019 but Martin Koumtamadji remains a threat to the peace, stability and security of the CAR. Other information: a) President and commander-in-chief of the Front Démocratique du Peuple Centrafricain (FDPC)FDPC). Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. b) Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. c)
INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Modifications: Listed on 21 Apr 2020, amended on 5 May 2020, 28 Jul 2020

sanctioned under its Central African Republic sanctions.

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