Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Lord's Resistance Movement/ Army (LRM/A)


Lord's Resistance Movement (LRM); LRA; LORD'S RESISTANCE ARMY


['Kafia Kingi, ((a territory on the border of Sudan and South Sudan whose final status has yet to be determined))' 'Bas-Uolo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the' 'HautUolo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the' 'Mbomou, Central African Republic' 'Haut-Mbomou, Central African Republic' 'Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic' 'Haute-Kotto, Central ...

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The Lord's Resistance Army was listed on 7 March 2016 pursuant to paragraphs 12 and 13 (b), (c), and (d) of Resolution 2262 (2016) as ‘engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of the CAR;’, ‘involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that violate international human rights law or internation...

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Emerging in northern Uganda in the 1980s, the LRA has engaged in the abduction, killing, and mutilation of thousands of civilians across central Africa. Under increasing military pressure, Joseph Kony, the LRA's leader, ordered the LRA to withdraw from Uganda in 2005 and 2006. Since then, the LRA has been operating in the Democratic Republic of the...

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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...

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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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