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Belarus: Information on the police response to domestic violence

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 September 1997
Citation / Document Symbol BYS27806.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Belarus: Information on the police response to domestic violence, 1 September 1997, BYS27806.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac6d67.html [accessed 26 July 2014]
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For information on domestic violence in Belarus, please consult page 857 of Country Reports 1996, which is available at Regional Documentation Centres. Additional information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

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 additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. Yearly.

CSCE Digest [Washington]. Monthly.

DIRB country file on Belarus.

Electronic sources: DIRB databases, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet, REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News Connection (WNC).

Human Rights Watch World Report. Yearly.

News from Helsinki Watch [New York]. Monthly.

Transition [Prague]. Twice monthly.

Uncaptive Minds [Washington]. Quarterly.

WEP International Newsletter [Rotterdam]. Quarterly.

WIN News [Lexington]. Quarterly.

The Women's Watch [Minneapolis]. Irregular.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact oral sources.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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