Somalia: Information on the Ashraf including their places of residence, clan alliances and whether they are protected by a particular clan
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 September 1997|
|Citation / Document Symbol||SOM27795.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Somalia: Information on the Ashraf including their places of residence, clan alliances and whether they are protected by a particular clan, 1 September 1997, SOM27795.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abea2b.html [accessed 20 May 2013]|
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Information more current than that provided in Response to Information Request SOM24967.E of 1 November 1996 could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB. For detailed information on areas inhabited by the Ashraf and their clan affiliations, please consult Response to Information Request SOM24537.E of 1 August 1996, which is available at Regional Documentation Centres.
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 a list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Africa Confidential [London]. Weekly.
Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series [London]. Monthly.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1996. 1997.
The Europa World Year Book 1996. 1996. 37th ed. Vol. 2. London: Europa Publications.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. 1993-1997.
Gilkes, P.S. September 1994. The Price of Peace: Somalia and the United Nations 1991-1994. Bedfordshire, UK: Save the Children's Fund.
Human Rights Watch World Report. 1996, 1997.
Horn of Africa Bulletin [Uppsala]. Bimonthly.
The Invention of Somalia. Edited by Ali Jamale Ahmed. 1995. Lawrenceville, NJ: The Red Sea Press.
Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1996-1997.
Lewis, I. M. 1994. Blood and Bone: The Call of Kinship in Somali Society. Lawrenceville, NJ: The Red Sea Press.
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Electronic sources: DIRB Databases, Global News Bank, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet, World News Connection (WNC).
Two oral sources consulted did not provide information on the requested subject.