Sudan: Information on the policies of the Umma party particularly with regard to the civil war in the south
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 March 1995|
|Citation / Document Symbol||SDN20085.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Sudan: Information on the policies of the Umma party particularly with regard to the civil war in the south, 1 March 1995, SDN20085.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab7974.html [accessed 27 August 2016]|
The Umma party now recognize the right of self-determination for southern Sudan and has signed a political agreement with the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) (Sudan Democratic Gazette Jan. 1995). For a full text of the political agreement between the Umma party and the SPLA , please refer to the attached document.
Information on the policies or ideology of the Umma regarding the civil war in the south could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.
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 attached the list of sources consulted in researching this information request.
Sudan Democratic Gazette [London]. January 1995. "UMMA Party and SPLA Sign a Milestone Political Agreement."
Sudan Gazette [London]. January 1995. "UMMA Party and SPLA Sign a Milestone Political Agreement," pp. 2-4.
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