GUIDON SHIMIRAY MWISSA

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GUIDON SHIMIRAY MWISSA
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
1 February 2018
Reason for listing: 

Guidon Shimiray Mwissa was listed on 1 January 2018 pursuant to criteria set out in resolution paragraph 7 (g) of resolution 2293 (2016) as reaffirmed in resolution 2360 (2017).

Additional information: 

“General” Guidon Shimiray Mwissa broke away from the Nduma defense du Congo (NDC) and created his own group, NDC-R in 2014.

The NDC-R, led by Guidon Shimiray Mwissa, uses child soldiers and deployed them in armed conflict. The NDC-R is also accused of human rights abuses in the eastern provinces, and of imposing illegal taxes in gold mining areas and using the proceeds to purchase weapons in violation of the arms embargo against the DRC.