19 December 2008
Security Council
SC/9551

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE CONCERNING DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO UPDATES LIST

 

OF INDIVIDUALS, ENTITIES SUBJECT TO TRAVEL BAN, ASSETS FREEZE


On 26 November and 16 December 2008, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo updated the List of individuals and entities subject to the travel ban and assets freeze imposed by paragraphs 13 and 15 of resolution 1596 (2005) as renewed by paragraphs 9, 11 and 14 of resolution 1807 (2008)..


The list has been modified as follows:


The title of the List was amended to reflect references to paragraphs 9, 11 and 14 of resolution 1807 (2008).


For Frank Kakolele BWAMBALE, under the field “Passport/Identifying information, was added “Left the CNDP in January 2008.  As of December 2008 resides in Kinshasa.”


For Jérôme KAKWAVU BUKANDE, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, remains in the FARDC, based in Kinshasa.”


For Thomas LUBANGA, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “Transferred to the ICC by the Congolese authorities on 17 March 2006.  As of December 2008 is being tried for war crimes.”


For Khawa Panga MANDRO, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “Arrested by Congolese authorities in October 2005, acquitted by the Court of Appeal in Kisangani, subsequently transferred to the judicial authorities in Kinshasa on new charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes, murder, aggravated assault and battery.”


For Iruta Douglas MPAMO, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “Based in Goma and Gisenyi, Rwanda.  Frequently travels across international border between Rwanda and Congo.”


For Sylvestre MUDACUMURA, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, continues to serve as FDLR-FOCA military commander.  Based in Kibua, Masisi territory, DRC.


For Dr. Ignace MURWANASHYAKA, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, still recognized as the President of the FDLR-FOCA political branch.”


For Straton MUSONI, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, still recognized as the Vice-President of the FDLR-FOCA political branch.”


For Jules MUTEBUTSI, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “Arrested by the Rwandan authorities in December 2007 when he tried to cross the border into the DRC.  Reportedly he is currently ‘restrained’.”


For Mathieu Chui NGUJOLO:  under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “Surrendered by the Government of the DRC to the International Criminal Court on 7 February 2008.”


For Laurent NKUNDA, under “Alias was added “Nkunda Mihigo Laurent”; under the field “Passport/Identifying information” was added “known as ‘Chairman’ and ‘Papa Six’”and “As of December 2008, commander of the CNDP in North Kivu.”


For Dieudonné OZIA MAZIO, under the field “Passport/Identifying information” was added “Deceased in Ariwara on 23 September 2008.”


For Bosco TAGANDA, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, chief of staff of the CNDP.  Based in Bunagana and Rutshuru.”


For BUTEMBO AIRLINES (BAL), under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, BAL no longer holds an aircraft operating license in the DRC.”


For COMPAGNIE AERIENNE DES GRANDS LACS (CAGL), GREAT LAKES BUSINESS COMPANY (GLBC), under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, GLBC no longer had any operational aircraft, although several aircraft continued flying in 2008 despite UN sanctions.”


For MACHANGA, under the field “Last Name” was added “MACHANGA LTD”.  Under the field “Passport/Identifying information”was added“Gold export company in Kampala (Directors:  Mr. Rajendra Kumar Vaya and Mr. Hirendra M. Vaya).”


For TOUS POUR LA PAIX ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT (NGO), under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “As of December 2008, TPD still existed and had offices in several towns in Masisi and Rutshuru territories, but its activities had almost ceased.”


For UGANDA COMMERCIAL IMPEX (UCI) LTD, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added “(Directors:  Mr. Kunal LODHIA and Mr. J.V. LODHIA).”


The latest version of the list (dated 16 December 2008) is being made available on the Internet at the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1533/pdf/1533_list.pdf.


The Committee will continue to update the list on a regular basis.


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