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EU, OFSI amends 6 in CAR sanctions

Today, UK officials implemented the following changes to designations made under the Central African Republic sanctions program, through Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1171:

1. BOZIZE, Francois Yangouvonda

Title: Professor DOB: (1) 14/10/1946. (2) 16/12/1948. POB: a) Mouila. Babon b) Izo, South Sudan (1) Mouila (2) Izo, (1) Gabon (2) South Sudan a.k.a: (1) BOZIZE, Yangouvonda (2) MUDDE, Samuel, Peter Nationality: a) (1) Central African Republic b) (2) South Sudan Passport Details: Passport no: D00002264 (diplomatic), issued on 11 June 2013 (issued by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Juba, South Sudan. Expires on 11 June 2017. Diplomatic passport Issued under name Samuel Peter Mudde) National Identification no: M4800002143743 (personal number on passport) Address: (1) Uganda. (2) Bangui, Central African Republic (since 2019) Other Information: UN Ref: CFi.001. Former Head of State, Central African Republic. Mother’s name is Martine Kofio. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. Listed on: 24/06/2014 Last Updated: 06/03/2018 10/08/2020 Group ID: 12998.

2. YEKATOM, Alfred

DOB: 23/06/1976. POB: Central African Republic a.k.a: (1) EKATOM, Alfred (2) RAMBO, Colonel (3) RAMBOT, Colonel (4) ROMBHOT, Colonel (5) ROMBOH, Colonel (6) SARAGBA, Alfred (7) SARAGBA, Alfred, Yekatom Nationality: Central African Republic Address: (1) a) Mbaiki, Lobaye Province, Central African Republic, Tel. +236 72 15 47 07/+236 75 09 43 41. (2) b) Bimbo, Ombella-Mpoko province, Central African Republic (previous location) (3) The Hague (since 2018) Position: Chief Corporal of the Forces Armees Centrafricaines (FACA) Other Information: UN Ref: CFi.004. 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. Telephone: +236 72 15 47 07 and +236 75 09 43 41. Also referred to as Colonel Rambo, Colonel Rambot, Colonel Rombot and Colonel Romboh. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link:

https://www.interpol.int/en/notice/search/un/5891143 Listed on: 03/09/2015 Last Updated: 01/06/2017 10/08/2020 Group ID: 13271.

3. SOUSSOU, Habib

DOB: 13/03/1980. POB: Boda, Central African Republic a.k.a: ABIB, Soussou Nationality: Central African Republic Address: Boda, Central African Republic, Tel. +236 72 19 86 28. Position: a) (1) Coordinator of anti-Balaka for Lobaye province b) (2) Master-Corporal of the Central African Armed Forces (FACA) Other Information: UN Ref: CFi.005. Appointed as anti-Balaka zone commander (COMZONE) of Boda on 11 April 2014 and on 28 June 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. Telephone: +236 72198628. Physical description: eye colour: brown, hair color: black, height: 160cm, weight: 60kg. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. INTERPOL- UN Security Council Special Notice web link: https://www.interpol.int/en/notice/search/un/5891199. Listed on: 03/09/2015 Last Updated: 01/06/2017 10/08/2020 Group ID: 13272.

4. GAYE, Haroun

DOB: (1) 30/01/1968. (2) 30/01/1969. a.k.a: (1) GAYE, Aroun (2) GEYE, Aroun (3) GEYE, Haroun Passport Details: Central African Republic number O00065772 (Central African Republic) (letter O followed by 3 zeros), expires 30 December 2019). Address: (1) Bangui, Central African Republic (2) Ndele, Bamingui-Bangoran Position: Rapporteur of the political coordination of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC), appointed on 2 November 2014 Other Information: UN Ref: CFi.007. A leader of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC), a marginalised 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’), which extorts money from residents and threatens and employs physical violence. Gaye has been, since early 2014, one of the leaders of an armed group operating in the PK5 neighbourhood in Bangui. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. Web link https://www.interpol.int/en/notice/search/un/5915753 Listed on: 24/12/2015 Last Updated: 01/06/2017 10/08/2020 Group ID: 13308.

5. ABDOULAYE HISSENE, Abdoulaye Hissene

Title: General DOB: (1) –/–/1967. (2) 01/01/1967. POB: (1) Ndele, Bamingui-Bangoran, Central African Republic (2) Haraze Mangueigne, Chad, (1) Central African Republic (2) Chad a.k.a: (1) ABDOULAYE, Hissein HISSEIN, Abdoulaye (2) ABDOULAYE, Issene (3) ABDOULAYE, Issene, Ramadan (4) ABDOULAYE, Issene, Ramadane (5) HISSENE, Abdoulaye ABDOULAYE, Hissene (6) ISSENE, Abdoulaye Nationality: (1) Central African Republic (2) Chad Passport Details: (1) CAR Diplomatic Passport No D00000897 (CAR diplomatic). Issued on 5 April 2013, valid until 4 April 2018 (2) D00004262 (CAR diplomatic). Issued on 11 March 2014. Expires on 10 March 2019. National Identification no: Chad national identity card no. 103-00653129-22 (Chad national identity card), issued on 21 April 2009, expires on 21 April 2019 Address: (1) KM5, Bangui, Central African Republic. (2) Nana-Grebizi, Central African Republic. (3) Ndjari, Ndjamena, Chad (4) Ndele, Bamingui-Bangoran Position: (1) President of the Conseil National de Defense et de Securite (CNDS) (2) Military leader of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de la Centrafrique Other Information: UN and EU listing – UN Ref CFi.012. Formerly the Minister for Youth and Sports as part of the Cabinet for the Central African Republic. Previously the head of the Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace. He also established himself as a leader of armed militias in Bangui, in particular in the ‘PK5’ (3rd district) neighbourhood. In October 2016, appointed President of the Conseil National de Defense et de Securitie, a body which was created at the time to gather military leaders and commanding fighters from all ex-Seleka 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. Listed on: 18/05/2017 Last Updated: 14/05/2019 10/08/2020 Group ID: 13458.

6. KOUMTAMADJI, Martin

DOB: (1) 05/10/1965. (2) 03/03/1965. POB: (1) Ndinaba (2) Kobo (3) Kabo, (1) Chad (2) Central African Republic (3) Central African Republic a.k.a: (1) KOUMTAMADJI, Martin, Nadingar (2) MADJI, Martin, Koumta (3) MAHAMAT, Omar (4) MISKINE, Abdoulaye (5) MISKINE, Abdoullaye (6) NKOUMTAMADJI, Martin Nationality: (1) Chad (2) Central African Republic (3) Congo Passport Details: (1) 06FBO2262 (CAR diplomatic passport), issued on 22 February 2007, (expired on 21 February 2012) (2) SA0020249 (Congo service passport), issued on 22 January 2019, expires on 21 January 2022 Address: (1) Am Dafock, Vakaga prefecture, Central African Republic (2) Ndjamena, Chad (since his arrest in November 2019) Position: President and commander-in-chief of the Front Democratique du Peuple Centrafricain (FDPC) Other Information: UN Ref: CFi.013. Koumtamadji founded the FDPC in 2005. He joined the Seleka coalition in December 2012 before leaving it in April 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 November 2014 and 2019). Associate of Nourredine Adam (CFi.002). Address is last known location. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017)]. Listed on: 22/04/2020 Last Updated: 01/06/2020 10/08/2020 Group ID: 13833.

Links:

OFSI Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1171

Categories: Central African Republic sanctions EU Updates OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists

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