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Uganda: Information on the penalty for desertion/escape from prison for someone in the armed forces

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 February 1996
Citation / Document Symbol UGA23072.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Uganda: Information on the penalty for desertion/escape from prison for someone in the armed forces, 1 February 1996, UGA23072.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6acda2c.html [accessed 9 December 2016]
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Information on the penalty for escape from prison for someone in the armed forces could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB in Ottawa. However, information on penalties for desertion from the army is provided in Response to Information Request UGA22201.E of 6 November 1995.

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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources consulted

        Human Rights in Africa. 1990. Washington: Brookings Institute.

Africa Confidential [London]. 1990-1996.

Africa News [Durham, NC]. 1990-1995.

Africa Report [New York]. 1990-1995.

Africa Research Bulletin: Political Series [London]. 1992-1995.

Afrique/Asie [Paris]. 1993-1995.

The Indian Ocean Newsletter [Paris]. 1993-1995.

Jeune Afrique [Paris].1993-1996.

On-line searches.

Oral Sources.

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