Last Updated: April 14, 2024

Hugues Raston Ilunga Kampete

Aliases

Gaston Hughes Ilunga Kampete; Ilunga KAMPETE

Position

Commander of the Republican Guard (GR) until April 2020. Since July 2020, he has been a high-ranking soldier, as a Lieutenant General in the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) and Commander of the Kitona military base in the province of Kongo Central.

Nationality

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

DoB

1964-11-24

Address

69, avenue Nyangwile, Kinsuka Mimosas, Kinshasa/Ngaliema, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Reg. ID

1-64-86-22311-29 (other-Other identification number) (Military ID number)

Linked to

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

Official reason

As Commander of the Republican Guard (GR) until April 2020, Ilunga Kampete was responsible for the GR units deployed on the ground and involved in the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in September 2016 in Kinshasa. He was also responsible for the repression and infringement of human rights committed by GR agents, such as the vi...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2016-12-12)

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