Sudan: Information on whether military or government authorities from the north conducted missions supplying medicine and food to civilians in the south
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 May 1996|
|Citation / Document Symbol||SDN23720.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Sudan: Information on whether military or government authorities from the north conducted missions supplying medicine and food to civilians in the south, 1 May 1996, SDN23720.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab6d44.html [accessed 20 August 2014]|
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Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.
However, please find attached articles which report that the Sudanese government placed restrictions upon non-governmental relief organisation access to southern regions of the country. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1995, 1992 and 1989, available at Regional Documentation Centres, also provide information on this subject
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.
Human Rights Watch (HRW)/Africa. June 1994. Civilian Devastation: Abuses by All Parties in the War in Southern Sudan. New York: Human Rights Watch/Africa, pp.1-2.
_____. March 1990. Denying "The Honor of Living" Sudan: A Human Rights Disaster. New York: Human Rights Watch/Africa, pp. 103-37.
Human Rights Watch (HRW). 1995. Human Right Watch World Report 1996. New York: Human Rights Watch, pp. 51-52.
Immigration and Naturalisation Service (INS) Resource Information Center. February 1993. Profile Series. Sudan: Human Rights Since The 1989 Coup. Washington, DC: United States INS Resource Information Center, pp. 38-39.
U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Humanitarian Response (BHR), Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA). 20 October 1995. Sudan: Civil Strike/Displaced Persons. Washington, DC: USAID, pp. 1-5.
Four oral sources