Last Updated: November 26, 2023
Celestin Cishiku Antoine Kanyama; Celestin Kanyama Tshisiku; Célestin KANYAMA; ‘Esprit de mort’
Commissioner of the Congolese National Police (PNC) in 2016. In July 2017, Célestin Kanyama was appointed Director-General of the PNC’s training schools.
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
56, avenue Usika, Kinshasa/Gombe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
['011518403 (other-Other identification number) (on 2016-07-02)(Schengen visa)' 'OB0637580 (passport-National passport) (valid from 2014-05-20 to 2019-05-19)(DRC passport number)']
As Commissioner of the Congolese National Police (PNC), Célestin Kanyama was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in September 2016 in Kinshasa. In July 2017, Célestin Kanyama was appointed Director-General of the PNC’s training schools. In October 2018, when he was serving this function, police officers intimi...
(Date of UN designation: 2016-12-12)
Date of listing
Restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
UN, EU country specific
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Prohibition to satisfy claims, Restrictions on admission
- 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...
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...