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Sierra Leone: Whether an article entitled "Youths Resist Initiation into Poro Society" was written by a certain author and published in the 24 November 2005 edition of the "Standard Times"

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa
Publication Date 25 November 2008
Citation / Document Symbol SLE102960.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Sierra Leone: Whether an article entitled "Youths Resist Initiation into Poro Society" was written by a certain author and published in the 24 November 2005 edition of the "Standard Times", 25 November 2008, SLE102960.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/49b92b2417.html [accessed 29 December 2014]
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Information on whether an article entitled "Youths Resist Initiation into Poro Society," was written by the author name in the information request and published in the 24 November 2005 edition of the Standard Times could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

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

Sources Consulted

Oral sources: A representative of the Standard Times in Canada did not provide information within the time constraints of this Response. Attempts to contact a representative of the Standard Times in Sierra Leone were unsuccessful.

Internet sites, including: AllAfrica, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), European Country of Origin Information Network (ecoi.net), European Journalism Centre, Factiva, Google, International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX), The Norwegian Council for Africa, Standard Times Press News [Freetown, Sierra Leone].

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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