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Apollinaire Hakizimana

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Apollinaire Hakizimana is subject to sanctions. See the individual program listings below.
TypePerson[sources]
NameAMIKWE LEPIC · APOLLINAIRE HAKIZIMANA · Adonia · Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA · Apollinaire Hakizimana · 3 more...[sources]
Other nameADONIA · AMIKWE LEPIC · Adonia · Amikwe Lepic · LE POÈTE · 2 more...[sources]
Weak aliasADONIA · LE POETE · LE POÈTE · Poete[sources]
Birth date[sources]
Place of birthRubavu District, Western Province, Rwanda · Rugogwe Cell, Mwiyanike Sector, Karago Commune, Gisenyi Prefecture, Rwanda[sources]
Gendermale[sources]
NationalityRwanda[sources]
CountryCongo - Kinshasa[sources]
First nameAMIKWE LEPIC · APOLLINAIRE · Amikwe · Apollinaire · Apollinaire [sources]
Last nameAdonia · Amikwe Lepic · HAKIZIMANA · Hakizimana · Lepic[sources]
Second nameHAKIZIMANA[sources]
TitleLieutenant General; Commissioner for Defense for the Forces Deocratiques de Liberation du Rwanda - Forces Combattantes Abacunguzi (FDLR-FOCA)[sources]
PositionCommissaire à la défense des Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda - Forces combattantes abacunguzi (FDLR-FOCA) · Commissioner for Defense for the Forces Démocratiques de Libération du Rwanda - Forces Combattantes Abacunguzi (FDLR-FOCA) · Commissioner for Defense for the Forces Déocratiques de Libération du Rwanda - Forces Combattantes Abacunguzi (FDLR-FOCA), Lieutenant General · Général de corps d'armée · Leader/Commissioner of Defense for FDLR · 3 more...[sources]
AddressRutshuru[sources]
Source linkgels-avoirs.dgtresor.gouv.fr · sanctionssearch.ofac.treas.gov[sources]
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Descriptions

Listed pursuant to paragraphs 7 (b), 7 (e) and 7 (h) of resolution 2293 (2016) as “being political and military leaders of foreign armed groups operating in the DRC who impede the disarmament and the voluntary repatriation or resettlement of combatants belonging to those groups”; “planning, directing, or committing acts in the DRC that constitute human rights violations or abuses or violations of international humanitarian law, as applicable, including those acts involving the targeting of civilians, including killing and maiming, rape and other sexual violence, abduction, forced displacement, and attacks on schools and hospitals”; and “acting on behalf of or at the direction of a designated individual or entity, or acting on behalf of or at the direction of an entity owned or controlled by a designated individual or entity,” as extended by resolution 2688 (2023). As a military leader of FDLR, APOLLINAIRE HAKIZIMANA is involved in promulgating and supporting the group’s activities.

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List,

FDLR-FOCA is led by i“Lieutenant-General” Gaston Iyamuremye, alias Rumuli or Victor Byiringiro and “General” Pacifique Ntawunguka, alias Omegam.

Belgian Financial Sanctions,

Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA

Belgian Financial Sanctions,

Apollinaire Hakizimana is a military leader of the “Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda – Forces combattantes abacunguzi” (FDLR-FOCA), as General and Commissioner of Defense of this non-governmental armed group operating in Eastern DRC.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Function/rank: Lieutenant-General within FDLR/Commissioner of Defense

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Owing to his leading position in the FDLR-FOCA, Apollinaire Hakizimana is therefore involved in planning, directing or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. He is also responsible for sustaining the armed conflict, instability and insecurity in the DRC.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

The FDLR-FOCA sustains the armed conflict, instability and insecurity in the DRC and is responsible for serious human rights abuses in that country, in particular through recruitment and training of combatants, killings of civilians, and grave violations committed against children such as rapes and other acts of sexual violence and abduction.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF),

FDLR-FOCA is led by i“Lieutenant-General” Gaston Iyamuremye, alias Rumuli or Victor Byiringiro and “General” Pacifique Ntawunguka, alias Omegam.

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF),

Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA

EU Consolidated Travel Bans,

Inscrit sur la liste en application des dispositions énoncées aux alinéas b), e) et h) du paragraphe 7 de la résolution 2293 (2016), telles que réaffirmées par la résolution 2688 (2023), au motif qu'il “appartient à la direction politique et militaire de groupes armés étrangers opérant en République démocratique du Congo qui font obstacle au désarmement et au rapatriement ou à la réinstallation volontaires des combattants appartenant à ces groupes”; “prépare, donne l'ordre de commettre ou commet en République démocratique du Congo des actes qui constituent des violations des droits de l'homme ou atteintes à ces droits ou des violations du droit international humanitaire, selon le cas, notamment des actes dirigés contre les civils, y compris des meurtres et des mutilations, des viols et d'autres violences sexuelles, des enlèvements, des déplacements forcés et des attaques contre des écoles et des hôpitaux”; et “agit au nom ou sur instruction d'une personne ou d'une entité désignée ou agit au nom ou sur instruction d'une entité qui appartient à une personne désignée ou qu'elle contrôle”. En tant que dirigeant militaire des FDLR-FOCA, Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA participe à la promotion des activités de ce groupe armé et les appuie. Groupe armé non étatique opérant dans l'est de la République démocratique de la RDC, les “Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda — Forces combattantes Abacunguzi” (FDLR-FOCA) entretiennent le conflit armé, l'instabilité et l'insécurité en RDC et sont responsables de graves atteintes aux droits de l'homme dans ce pays, notamment de meurtres de civils, et de violations graves, telles que des viols et d'autres actes de violence sexuelle et des enlèvements, y compris d'enfants. Les FDLR-FOCA sont dirigées par le “Général de corps d'armée” Gaston Iyamuremye (également connu sous les noms de Rumuli et Victor Byiringiro) et le “Général” Pacifique Ntawunguka (également connu sous le nom d'Omegam), tous deux visés par des sanctions. En tant que dirigeant des FDLR-FOCA, Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA contribue, en les planifiant, en les dirigeant ou en les commettant, à des actes constituant de graves violations des droits de l'homme ou de graves atteintes à ces droits en RDC. Il est également responsable d'entretenir le conflit armé, l'instabilité et l'insécurité en RDC. En tant que général de corps d'armée et commissaire à la défense des FDLR-FOCA, Apollinaire HAKIZIMANA dirige une entité désignée aux côtés de personnes désignées.

French Freezing of Assets,

Listed pursuant to paragraphs 7 (b), 7 (e) and 7 (h) of resolution 2293 (2016) as “being political and military leaders of foreign armed groups operating in the DRC who impede the disarmament and the voluntary repatriation or resettlement of combatants belonging to those groups”; “planning, directing, or committing acts in the DRC that constitute human rights violations or abuses or violations of international humanitarian law, as applicable, including those acts involving the targeting of civilians, including killing and maiming, rape and other sexual violence, abduction, forced displacement, and attacks on schools and hospitals”; and “acting on behalf of or at the direction of a designated individual or entity, or acting on behalf of or at the direction of an entity owned or controlled by a designated individual or entity,” as extended by resolution 2688 (2023). As a military leader of FDLR, APOLLINAIRE HAKIZIMANA is involved in promulgating and supporting the group’s activities.

UN Security Council Consolidated Sanctions,

Listed pursuant to paragraphs 7 (b), 7 (e) and 7 (h) of resolution 2293 (2016) as “being political and military leaders of foreign armed groups operating in the DRC who impede the disarmament and the voluntary repatriation or resettlement of combatants belonging to those groups”; “planning, directing, or committing acts in the DRC that constitute human rights violations or abuses or violations of international humanitarian law, as applicable, including those acts involving the targeting of civilians, including killing and maiming, rape and other sexual violence, abduction, forced displacement, and attacks on schools and hospitals”; and “acting on behalf of or at the direction of a designated individual or entity, or acting on behalf of or at the direction of an entity owned or controlled by a designated individual or entity,” as extended by resolution 2688 (2023). As a military leader of FDLR, APOLLINAIRE HAKIZIMANA is involved in promulgating and supporting the group’s activities.

South African Targeted Financial Sanctions,

Relationships

Data sources

UN Security Council Consolidated Sanctions1,238

The Security Council's set of sanctions serve as the foundation for most national sanctions lists.

United Nations Security Council (UN SC)

US Trade Consolidated Screening List (CSL)19,352

The Consolidated Screening List (CSL) is a list of parties for which the United States Government maintains restrictions on certain exports, reexports, or transfers of items.

United States · Department of the Commerce - International Trade Administration

EU Consolidated Travel Bans3,894

Consolidated information about individuals who have been banned from traveling to the European Union, released as part of the EU Sanctions Map.

European Union · Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF)6,106

As part of the Common Foreign Security Policy the European Union publishes a sanctions list that is implemented by all member states.

European Union · European External Action Service

South African Targeted Financial Sanctions892

The South African FIC sanctions list, largely based on UN Security Council sanctions.

South Africa · Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC)

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List4,094

The Consolidated List is a list of all persons and entities who are subject to targeted financial sanctions under Australian sanctions law

Australia · Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Ukraine SFMS Blacklist871

Ukraine's financial intelligence unit publishes this list of sanctioned individuals.

Ukraine · Державна служба фінансового моніторингу України (Держфінмоніторинг)

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes8,012

Switzerland manages a sanctions lists with a high degree of detail on the individuals that are subject to it's embargoes

Switzerland · State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

Belgian Financial Sanctions6,373

Belgium extends the European FSF sanctions list on the basis of a national terrorist list, issued by the National Security Council

Belgium · Federal Public Service Finance

US OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List30,485

The primary United States' sanctions list, specially designated nationals (SDN) part.

United States · Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

UK FCDO Sanctions List4,486

UK sanctions collated by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

United Kingdom · Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

French Freezing of Assets4,934

The register lists all persons, entities and vessels subject to asset freezing measures in force on French territory, pursuant to national, European and international (UN) provisions.

France · Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Recovery


Source data IDs: ofac-44558 · au-dfat-7946-apollinaire-hakizimana · gb-fcdo-drc0067 · unsc-6908993 · fr-ga-6831 · zafic-713-apollinaire-hakizimana · eu-fsf-eu-10618-49 · eu-tb-logical-156582 · ua-sfms-1665 · ch-seco-64778 · au-dfat-7946-2-apollinaire-hakizimana

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