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Zaire: Information on the treatment of Zairian deportees from Europe, particularly from Germany, whether they are in danger once they return to Zaire

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 April 1994
Citation / Document Symbol ZAR17361.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Zaire: Information on the treatment of Zairian deportees from Europe, particularly from Germany, whether they are in danger once they return to Zaire, 1 April 1994, ZAR17361.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6acc830.html [accessed 2 September 2014]
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Information on this specific subject is currently unavailable to the Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB). Please find attached copies of two articles referring to Zairian deportees from Britain and the attached Responses to Information Requests CHE3854 and CHE3162 referring to Zairian deportees from Switzerland. These articles and responses, however, do not specifically refer to Zairian deportees from Germany. For general information on Zairian returnees, please refer to the attached Responses to Information Requests dated for 1989.

Also attached are various articles and news clippings which discuss the current human rights conditions and political situation in Zaire. This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachments

Africa Confidential [London: England]. 5 November 1993. Vol. 34, No. 22. "Zaire: Mobutu Manipulates at Home and Abroad."

. 13 August 1993. Vol. 34, No. 16. "Zaire: Impostor at the UN."

. 28 May 1993. Vol. 34, No. 11. "Zaire: Parallel Bars."

. 16 April 1993. Vol. 34, No. 8. "Zaire I: Dual     Control."

. 5 February 1993. Vol. 34, No. 3. "Zaire: Mobutu's Monetary Mutiny."

. 11 September 1992. Vol. 33, No. 18. "Angola/Zaire: Divisions on Four Fronts."

. 28 August 1992. Vol. 33, No. 17. "Zaire: Shaba Split."

. 6 March 1992. Vol. 33, No. 5. "Zaire: The Long              Goodbye."

. 8 November 1991. Vol. 32, No. 22. "Zaire: Disunity on the Western Front."

. 11 October 1991. Vol. 32, No. 20. "Zaire: Endgame in Kinshasha."

. 5 April 1991. Vol. 32, No. 7. "Zaire: A Government Without a Constitution."

Africa Events [London: England]. 11 November 1993. Vol. 9, No. 11. "Crisis Addicts: Zaire teeters on economic bankruptcy..."

Africa Report [New York]. May-June 1993. Vol. 38, No. 3. "Zaire."

Africa Research Bulletin [Oxford: England]. 1-28 February 1994. Vol. 31, No. 2. "Zaire: Amnesty Death Claim."

. 21 February 1994. Vol. 31, No. 1. "Zaire: HCR, National Assembly Dissolved."

. 1-30 September 1993. Vol. 30, No. 9. "Brutality Condemned."

. 1-31 August 1993. Vol. 30, No. 8. "Thousands Dead."

. 1-31 July 1993. Vol. 30, No. 7. "Ethnic Rwandans Massacred."

. 1-30 June 1993. Vol. 30, No. 6. "Tribal Clash Deaths."

. 1-31 May 1993. Vol. 30, No. 5. "Massacre Campaign."

. 1-30 April 1993. Vol. 30, No. 4. "Second Government."

. 1-31 October 1992. Vol. 29, No. 10. "Zaire: Troops Surround Parliament."

Amnesty International. 16 September 1993. Zaire: Violence against democracy. London: Amnesty International.

. October 1990. The Republic of Zaire: Outside the Law - Security Force Repression of Government Opponents, 1988-           1990.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1993. 1994. United States Department of State. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.

Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB), Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa. 16 September 1993. Response to Information Request ZAR15241.

. 26 August 1993. Response to Information Request

ZAR15140.

. 18 August 1993. Response to Information Request ZAR14904.

. 30 November 1992. Response to Information Request ZAR12319.

. 29 January 1990. Response to Information Request CHE3854.

. 19 June 1990. Response to Information Request ZAR5929.

. 28 May 1990. Response to Information Request ZAR5789.

. 1 May 1990. Response to Information Request ZAR5362.

. 20 April 1990. Response to Information Request ZAR5185.

. 5 December 1989. Response to Information Request CHE3162.

. 24 August 1989. Response to Information Request ZAR1796.

. 8 August 1989. Response to Information Request ZAR1727.

Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB), Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa. November 1992. Zaire: Chronology of Significant Events June 1960-                September 1992.

. December 1990. Zaire: The Student Movement. Documentation-Refugiés [Paris]. 1-14 February 1994. No. 235. (From le Soir, 3 February 1994).

. 18-31 January 1994. No. 234. (From AFP, 12 December

1993).

. 9-22 November 1993. No. 229. (From Journal de Genève, 10 November 1993).

. 14-27 September 1993. No. 225. (From le Soir 19, 21 September 1993).

. 20 July - 2 August 1993. No. 221. (From le Journal                 de Genève, 19 July 1993).

. 6-19 July 1993. No. 220. (From le Soir 5, 6 July 1993). Human Rights Watch. 1993. Prison Conditions in Zaire: An Africa Watch/Prison Project Report. New York: Human Rights Watch.

. December 1993. Human Rights Watch World Report 1994. New York: Human Rights Watch. Inter Press Service. 21 February 1994. Lucy Johnson. "Britain- Refugees: Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Strife Winding up in Jail." (NEXIS)

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 5-11 August 1993. No. 1700. "Zaire: L'implosion."

News from Africa Watch [New York]. June 1993. Vol. 5, No. 10. "Zaire: Inciting Hatred: Violence Against Kasaiens in Shaba."

. 7 July 1992. Vol. 4, No. 9. "Zaire: Two Years Without Transition."

Reporters sans frontières. 1993. Rapport 1993: la liberté de la presse dans le monde. Montpellier: Reporters sans frontières.

. April 1994. No. 57. "L'Allemagne sous le feu des néonazis."

The Sunday Telegraph Limited. 21 November 1993. Claudia FitzHerbert. "Refugees Find Road to Freedom..." (NEXIS)

West Africa [London: England]. 11-17 April 1994. No. 3993. "Zaire: Constitutional Act."

. 7-13 February 1994. No. 3984. "Zaire: Unity Call."

. 24-30 January 1994. No. 3982. "Zaire: Brindwa               Government Resings."

. 10-16 January 1994. No. 3980. "Zaire: Karl-I-Bond Supports Autonomy."

. 28 June - 4 July 1993. No. 3953. "Zaire: Mosengwo Criticised."

United States Department of State. World Refugee Report: A Report Submitted to the Congress as part of the Consultations on FY 1994 Refugee Admissions to the United States. July 1993. US: Dept. of State Publication.

US Committee for Refugees (USCR). 1993. World Refugee Survey, 1993. "Asylum Seekers, Other Foreigners and Neo-Nazi Violence in Germany." Washington, DC: USCR.

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