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Guinea-Bissau: Treatment by government authorities of members of the Fula ethnic group, including those who return from abroad and who are suspected of political ties with opposition parties or with their family members (2004 - September 2005)

Publisher Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa
Publication Date 16 September 2005
Citation / Document Symbol GNB100574.E
Reference 2
Cite as Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Guinea-Bissau: Treatment by government authorities of members of the Fula ethnic group, including those who return from abroad and who are suspected of political ties with opposition parties or with their family members (2004 - September 2005) , 16 September 2005, GNB100574.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/440ed7037.html [accessed 16 April 2014]
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Information on the treatment by government authorities of members of the Fula ethnic group, including those who return from abroad and who are suspected of political ties with opposition parties or with their families, 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 source: Unsuccessful attempts to reach the Guinea Bissau Human Rights League (Ligue bissau-guinéenne des droits de l'homme-LBGDH).

Publications: Africa Confidential, Africa Research Bulletin, Europa, Jeune Afrique/L'Intelligent, Keesing's Record of World Events, Mondes rebelles, Resource Centre Country file.

Websites, including: Afrik, Afrol, AllAfrica, Amnesty International, ECOI.net, Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme (FIDH), Freedom House, Human Rights Watch (HRW), Institute for Security Studies, IRIN, Minorities at Risk, MISNA, ReliefWeb, United Kingdom Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), UN High Commssionner for Refugees (UNHCR), United States Dapartment of State.

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