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Iran: Whether monarchists have suffered penalties or human rights violations in Iran in 1998

Publisher Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 May 1998
Citation / Document Symbol IRN29457.E
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Information on the situation of monarchist sympathizers and supporters in Iran in 1998 could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. For the most recent information on the situation and the presence of monarchist groups in Iran, please consult Responses to Information Requests IRN27997.F of 17 October 1997 and IRN27624.E of 29 September 1997. Please note that the Websites of the Washington-based Constitutionalist Movement of Iran and the London-based National Movement of Iranian Resistance report no incidents of human rights violations being committed against monarchist members in Iran in 1998.

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 to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

BBC Persian Service, London.

Center for Iranian Studies, Columbia University, New York.

Constitutionalist Movement of Iran [Washington]. [Internet]

Indexed Media Review: Iran. 1998.

Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), London.

National Movement of Iranian Resistance [London]. [Internet]

Resource Centre Country File: Iran.1998.

Electronic sources: IRB Databases, Global News Bank, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet, REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News Connection (WNC).

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