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19 October 2016

Security Council Sanctions Committee on Democratic Republic of Congo Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List

On 19 October 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below on its Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the measures reaffirmed by paragraphs 1, 4 and 5 of Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

B. Entities

CDe.001  Name: ADF
A.k.a.: Allied Democratic Forces F.k.a.: a) Forces Démocratiques Alliées-Armée Nationale de Libération de l’Ouganda b) ADF/NALU c) NALU Address: North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo Listed on: 30 Jun. 2014 (amended on 19 Oct. 2016) Other Information: ADF founder and leader, Jamil Mukulu (CDi.015), was arrested in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in April 2015. He was subsequently extradited to Kampala, Uganda in July 2015. As of June 2016, Mukulu is reportedly being held in a police detention cell awaiting his trial. As of December 2014, ADF was split into several small groups. Jamil Mukulu leads one group, which contains several senior ADF leaders, and is in an unknown location, probably in North Kivu Province. Seka Baluku leads the other main group, which operates in the forest northeast of Beni town in North Kivu Province. ADF also has an extensive support network in DRC, Uganda, Rwanda, and possibly other countries.

The Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1533/materials/summaries-0.

An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1533/materials.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the Committee’s Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/un-sc-consolidated-list.

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