16 April 2013
Security Council

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

Security Council Committee Concerning Democratic Republic of Congo Updates List


of Individuals and Entities Subject to Travel Ban, Assets Freeze


On 12 April 2013, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo approved updates to 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 paragraph 3 of resolution 2078 (2012).

The List has been updated as follows:

For Thomas LUBANGA, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, the following sentence was added:  “Convicted by the ICC in March 2012 and sentenced to 14 years in prison.  Has appealed the court’s ruling.

For Baudoin NGARUYE WA MYAMURO, under the field “Date of birth/Place of birth”, was added:  “April 1, 1978, Bibwe, DRC”.  Under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, the following details were added:  “Current address:  Rubavu / Mudende, Rwanda; Rank:  Bde Gen; Entered the Republic of Rwanda on 16/03/2013 at Gasizi / Rubavu.

For Mathieu Chui NGUDJOLO, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, the following elements were added:  “Acquitted of all charges by the ICC in December 2012.  After being released from custody, was detained by Dutch authorities, and has filed a claim for asylum in the Netherlands.

For Floribert Ngabu NJABU, under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, was added:  “Applied for asylum in the Netherlands in May 2011.  In October 2012, a Dutch court denied his asylum claim; the case is currently on appeal.

For Jean-Marie Lugerero RUNIGA, the following Alias was added:  Jean-Marie Rugerero; as well as the “Date of birth/Place of birth”:  September 9, 1966, Bukavu, DRC.  The field “Passport/Identifying information” was also updated, adding the following information:  “Current address:  Rubavu / Mudende, Rwanda; M23 President; Entered the Republic of Rwanda on 16 March 2013, at Gasizi / Rubavu.

For Bosco NTAGANDA, the following details were inserted under the field “Passport/Identifying information”:  “Entered Rwanda in March 2013 and voluntarily surrendered to ICC officials in Kigali on March 22. Transferred to the ICC in The Hague, where he was read the charges against him in an initial appearance hearing on March 26.”

For Innocent ZIMURINDA, the following information was added under the field “Date of birth/Place of birth”:  “March 16, 1972, Masisi, DRC”.  Under the field “Passport/Identifying information”, were added the following details:  “Current address:  Rubavu / Mudende, Rwanda; M23 Bde Comd; Rank:  Colonel; Entered the Republic of Rwanda on 16 March 2013, at Gasizi / Rubavu.”

The Committee will continue to update the List on a regular basis.  The updated List (dated 12 April 2013) will be available at the following link:  www.un.org/sc/committees/1533/pdf/1533_list.pdf.

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