Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary
Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary (born 29 November 1960) is a politician in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who was a presidential candidate in the December 2018 presidential elections in the country. He was selected following consultations within the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) political party and the Common Front for Congo (FCC), political coalition. Shadary is the permanent secretary of the PPRD, and has previously served as the country's Interior Minister.
Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary
|Vice Prime Minister|
Minister of the Interior and Security
19 December 2016 – 26 February 2018
|Prime Minister||Samy Badibanga|
|Preceded by||Évariste Boshab|
|Succeeded by||Henri Mova Sakanyi|
|Born||29 November 1960|
Kasongo, Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
|Citizenship||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Residence||Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Alma mater||University of Lubumbashi|
University of Kinshasa
|Known for||2018 presidential candidate|
He has also served as the governor of the Maniema Province and is a member of the current Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Sanctions for violent repression as ministerEdit
As Vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior and Security, he has been responsible for the police and security services and for coordinating the work of the provincial governors since taking office on 20 December 2016. In this capacity, the European Union, which placed him on a sanctions list on 29 May 2017, considers him responsible for the recent arrests of activists and opposition members and for the disproportionate use of force since his appointment, such as the violent action against members of the New Religious Movement Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) founded in 1969 in Kongo Central, the repression in Kinshasa in January and February 2017 and the disproportionate use of force and the violent repression in Kasaï Province. The sanctions include a ban on entry into the EU and the freezing of assets as well as a ban on providing funds or economic resources to the persons on the list.
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- "DR Congo's Kabila Backs Ex-Interior Minister For Vote: Spokesman". The EastAfrican Quoting Agence France-Presse. Nairobi. Agence France-Presse. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
- Africanews (8 August 2018). "Kabila To Quit As DRC President, Party Names New Candidate". Pointe-Noire: Africanews. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
- "Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/905". Official Journal of the European Union. 29 May 2017. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
- http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2017/05/29/rdc-sanctions/[dead link]
- Congo's Kabila to step down ahead of presidential election As of 8 August 2018.
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