Chile: Information on the redress available to a male heterosexual who has been raped by police, whether the sexual crimes brigade handles these cases and whether the recourse available is different for a homosexual rape victim, 1996-1997
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 September 1997|
|Citation / Document Symbol||CHL27819.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Chile: Information on the redress available to a male heterosexual who has been raped by police, whether the sexual crimes brigade handles these cases and whether the recourse available is different for a homosexual rape victim, 1996-1997, 1 September 1997, CHL27819.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab344.html [accessed 19 June 2013]|
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Additional information to that provided in Response to Information Request CHL25966.E of 24 March 1997 on the redress available to victims who have been raped by police could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. Please note that the sources who provided information on redress in Response to Information Request CHL25966.E did not differentiate between gender and/or sexual orientation.
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 the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Andean Newsletter [Lima]. March 1997 to present.
Latinamerica Press [Lima]. March 1997 to present.
Latin American Weekly Report [London]. March 1997 to present.
Two sources consulted did not provide information on the above-mentioned subject.
Electronic sources: DIRB Databases, Global News Bank, Internet, NEXIS/LEXIS, REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News Connection (WNC).