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DRC releases list of M23 amnesty beneficiariesPublish Date: Apr 22, 2014
DRC releases list of M23 amnesty beneficiaries
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DRC president Joseph Kabila
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By Raymond Baguma

A dozen members of the Congolese M23 rebel delegation to the Kampala talks with the DRC government have been granted amnesty in exchange for a commitment not to reoffend.


The official list of 51 recipients of amnesty under the Congolese law was released on Saturday and includes René Abandi, who led the M23 delegation to the talks last year.

According to Wivine Matipa, the Congolese minister of justice and human rights those granted amnesty in exchange for an act of commitment not to offend.

According to the Congolese Radio Okapi, a total of 15 of the recipients of amnesty were members of the M23 rebel group.

The recipients also include 15 accused persons who carried out attacks in Kinshasa in February 2011. There are also 10 fighters of the Congolese rebel group Popular Resistance Army (APR) of dissident General Faustin Munene and 10 fighters of Ngbanda Honoré who is exiled in France.

According to Matipa the recipients must fill out a form committing them to not reoffend.”

Lambert Mende, the Congolese government spokesperson said, “This is the first wave of beneficiaries of the amnesty law of February 11, promulgated by the President of the Republic, His Excellency Joseph Kabila people.”

The list is below:

1-         René Abandi Munyarugerero
2-         Kambasu Ngeve Jean- Serge
3-         Museveni Sendugu Hakizimana
4-         Jérôme Mashagiro Nzeyi
5-         Moses Chokwe Cembo
6-         Célestin Bazolele Bankazi
7-         Ephrem Bwishe Hategeka
8-         Lt Col Douglas Kiroko Mberamiheto
9-         Malangu Tshishiku
10-       Darius Mushobekwa Irenge
11-       Ahmadi Miruho Yusufu
12-       Amurani Djuma Kinyata
13-       Bilongo Igulu Bilos
14-       Christophe Kanankwishi Mushi
15-       Elie Mulume Wa Ngando
 
Attacks 27 February 2011 In Kinshasa:

16-       Retired Col Mambu Senga
17-       Lindongo Colonel Mundele
18-       Lt Col Leopold Bakelengbe Bambe
19-       Titi Sesele Telema ( Civil Militia Enyele )
20-       Kenga Kope Captain Ambrose
21-       Lt Epumba Bapimeleme
22-       Chief Warrant Officer Kwadeba Mobutu Ibrahim
23-       First Sergeant Major Kibula Limengo Justin
24-       Nura Mbekpa ( Militia Enyele )
25-       Ex-Lt Kabongo Mpunga Dieudonné
26-       Amemiso Matuma Micho ( Milicien Enyele )
27-       Baboto Bokunzo Isaac ( Milicien Enyele )
28-       Ex-Lt Bopopi Bosikini Bosco
29-       Brigadier Chief Matingi Ndimo Pitshou
30-       Corporal Nzinga Songode Elie
 
ARP / Faustin Munene


31-       Lontulu Itwa Isembongi Ilindankiyo Jean Paul
32-       Yimbi Mafimbu Captain Davin
33-       Lt Libala Fingali Ruffin
34-       First Sergeant Major Kawaya Kumanda Papy
35-       Warrant Ilonga Ngoy Dominique
36-       Patrick Palata Ginano
37-       Jean Pierre Kabamba Kindaka
38-       Warrant Mabele Monkubili Marcel
39-       Samuel Mavinga Bavu
40-       Baudouin Mula Embenge
41-       Galcd Honoré Ngbanda
42-       Blaise Ngunda Bolemba
43-       Lt Ayenge Mo Nama Antoine
44-       Lt Kobambu Bwane
45-       Warrant Alembi Mbangi Jean Baptiste
46-       Kodondi Ngbongbo
47-       Kumugo Nangali
48-       Jean Claude Mukasa Mayama
49-       Warrant Agolowa Likingu Jean René
50-       Lt André Baeolombe Ngeli
51-       Basile Makambo Pelende

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