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Syria: Procedures followed by government authorities for calling a person to military service, including the documents that are issued and the name of the government offices involved

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa
Publication Date 5 April 2007
Citation / Document Symbol SYR102396.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Syria: Procedures followed by government authorities for calling a person to military service, including the documents that are issued and the name of the government offices involved, 5 April 2007, SYR102396.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/47d6547ac.html [accessed 20 December 2014]
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Information on the above-mentioned topic 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: Consular officials at the Embassies of Syria in Ottawa and Washington did not provide information within the time constraints of this Response.

Internet sites, including: Al Bawaba, Amnesty International (AI), Asylum Law, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), European Country of Origin Information Network (ecoi.net), Global Security, Human Rights Watch (HRW), International Strategic Studies Association, The Middle East Network Information Center (MENIC), Middle East Review of International Affairs [Herzliya], Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), SyriaLive.net, Syria Gate, Syria Human Rights Committee (SHRC), Syria Ministry of Information, Syria Online, United Kingdom (UK) Immigration and Nationality Directorate, War Resisters International.

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