Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Oumar Younous M'Betibangui


Oumar Sodiam; Omar Younous; Oumar YOUNOUS; Oumar YOUNOUS ABDOULAY


Former Séléka General




['Tullus, southern Darfur, Sudan, ((previous location))' 'Birao, Central African Republic' 'Bria, Central African Republic, PHONE[+236 75507560]']

Reg. ID

D00000898 (other-Other identification number) (valid from 2013-04-11 to 2018-04-10)(CAR diplomatic passport)

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Official reason

Oumar Younous was listed on 20 August 2015 pursuant to paragraphs 11 and 12(d) of Resolution 2196 (2015) as ‘engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of the CAR, including acts that threaten or violate transitional agreements, or that threaten or impede the political transition process, including a t...

Other Information

Oumar Younous, as a general of the former Séléka and a diamond smuggler, has provided support to an armed group through the illicit exploitation and trade of natural resources, including diamonds, in the Central African Republic. In October 2008, Oumar Younous, a former driver for the diamond buying house Sodiam, joined the rebel group Mouvement d...

Date of listing


Program information




Restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic



Target State

Central African Republic


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 (EU) No 224/2014 in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affected...

Official Information

On 5 December 2013, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2127 (2013), which imposes an arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR). The EU implemented this decision on 23 December 2013. On 28 January 2014, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2134 (2014) imposing also targeted restrictive measures on persons or entities that...

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