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Uganda: Information on an assassination attempt on Bishop (Monsignor) Fredrik Drandua in December 1994, including who organized the attempt and whether anyone is being sought by the authorities in respect to this incident

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 April 1996
Citation / Document Symbol UGA23773.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Uganda: Information on an assassination attempt on Bishop (Monsignor) Fredrik Drandua in December 1994, including who organized the attempt and whether anyone is being sought by the authorities in respect to this incident, 1 April 1996, UGA23773.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac3e68.html [accessed 9 December 2016]
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Please find attached an article from New African that reports on the above-mentioned attempted assassination attempt of Bishop Fredrik Drandua.

Also please find attached for reference, a general article that refers to the Ugandan Catholic clergy and their involvement in political affairs.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Attachments

National Catholic Reporter. 29 September 1995. Thomas J. O'Hara. "Rwandan Bishops Faltered in Face of Crisis; Hierarchical Church Seen Too Close to Regime."

New African [London]. May 1995. No. 330. "Plot to Kill Bishop Drandua," p. 22.

Additional Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential. Weekly. Jan. 1994-Dec. 1995.

Africa Report. Bi-monthly. Sept. 1994-June 1995.

Africa Research Bulletin. Monthly. Sept. 1994-Oct. 1995.

Encyclopaedia of the Third World. 1992.

Foreign Broadcast Information Services (FBIS) Reports. 1991-1995.

Indian Ocean Newsletter. Weekly. Nov. 1994-Feb. 1995.

New African Yearbook. 1993-1994, 1995-1996.

Political Handbook of the World. Yearly. 1992, 1994-1995.

Political Leaders of Black Africa. 1991.

Political Parties of Africa and the Middle East. 1993.

Revolutionary and Dissident Movements of the World. 1991.

On-line search of media sources.

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