Last Updated: June 20, 2024

Éric RUHORIMBERE

Aliases

‘Tango Deux’; ‘Tango Two’; Eric Ruhorimbere Ruhanga

Position

Deputy Commander of the 21st military region from September 2014 to July 2018. Commander of the Nord Equateur operational sector from July 2018 until October 2022.

Nationality

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

DoB

1969-07-16

Address

Mbujimayi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Reg. ID

['1-69-09-51400-64 (other-Other identification number) (Military ID number: 1-69-09-51400-64)' 'OB0814241 (passport-National passport) ']

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L_202302771

Official reason

As Deputy Commander of the 21st military region from September 2014 to July 2018, Éric Ruhorimbere was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and extrajudicial killings perpetrated by the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC), in particular against the Nsapu militia and against women and children. Éric Ruhorimbere has been the Commander of the...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2017-05-29)

Date of listing

2023-12-12

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Regime

UN, EU country specific

Target State

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Prohibition to satisfy claims, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - It is prohibited to satisfy claims made by the persons listed in Council Regulation (EC) No 1183/2005 in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affecte...

Official Information

On 7 April 1993 the EU decided to impose an arms embargo on Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo, the DRC). On 28 July 2003, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1493 (2003) imposing an arms embargo against the DRC. On 18 April 2005, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1596 (2005) imposing also targeted restrictive measures. On...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02010D0788-20230728