Title Background Paper on Refugees and Asylum-Seekers from Sri Lanka
Publisher UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Publication Date 30 April 2004
Country Sri Lanka
Topics Country of origin information (COI)
Cite as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Background Paper on Refugees and Asylum-Seekers from Sri Lanka, 30 April 2004, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/40d837f42.html [accessed 19 December 2014]
Comments This information paper was prepared by UNHCR in Sri Lanka and cleared by UNHCR Headquarters on the basis of the Organisation's work in the country and at Headquarters. When other information, such as information from other agencies, national immigration services and reputable human rights organisations have been used, they have been cited. All information contained within the document is publicly available. This paper is not, and does not, purport to be, fully exhaustive with regard to conditions in the country, or conclusive as to the merits of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.