Last Updated: July 17, 2024

Mathias-Joseph NIYONZIMA




Officer of the National Intelligence Service


1956-03-06' '1967-01-02

Reg. ID

['OP0053090 (passport-National passport) ' 'O/00064 (regnumber-Registration Number) ((SNR))']

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Official reason

Officer of the National Intelligence Service. Responsible for obstructing the search for a political solution in Burundi by inciting violence and acts of repression during the demonstrations that started on 26 April 2015 following the announcement of the presidential candidacy of President Nkurunziza. Responsible for helping to train, coordinate an...

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(Date of UN designation: 2015-10-01)\n(Corrigendum 2018/1605 (OJ L268) [corr. 10/01/2019-1])

Date of listing


Program information




Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Burundi


EU country specific

Target State



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) 2015/1755 in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affected b...

Official Information

On 1 October 2015, the EU imposed targeted restrictive measure against those undermining democracy or obstructing the search for a political solution in Burundi as well as those involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that violate international human rights law or international humanitarian law in Burundi. Since the beginning of the cri...

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