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Bangladesh: Information on the treatment of Biharis by the authorities and/or police since the Awami League came to power

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 September 1997
Citation / Document Symbol BGD27835.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Bangladesh: Information on the treatment of Biharis by the authorities and/or police since the Awami League came to power, 1 September 1997, BGD27835.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab7074.html [accessed 20 September 2014]
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Information on the treatment of Biharis by the authorities and/or the police since the Awami League came to power in June 1996 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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Asian Profile [Hong Kong]. Bimonthly. August 1996-August 1997.

Asian Survey [Berkeley, Calif.]. Monthly. July 1996-July 1997.

Current History [Philadelphia]. Monthly. September 1996-September 1997.

DIRB. January 1997. Bangladesh: Human Rights Situation.

     _____. December 1996. Bangladesh: Political Developments and Political Violence.

     _____ "Bangladesh" country file. August 1996-present.

_____. "Bangladesh: Amnesty International" country file. February 1996-present.

_____. Indexed Media Review [Ottawa]. Weekly. July 1996-present.

The Herald [Karachi]. Monthly. June-September 1997.

Human Rights Watch/Asia. June 1996. Bangladesh: Political Violence on all Sides.

     International Migration Review (IMR) [New York]. Quarterly. Fall 1996-present.

Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies [Villanova]. Quarterly. Summer 1996-Summer 1997.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. Monthly. June 1996-June 1997.

Minority Rights Group International. Various reports. 1995-present.

ODR. July 1996. Feuille d'information sur les pays: Bangladesh: État en juillet 1996.

     Scott, Jon. 8 November 1996. "Bangladesh." Presentation made to the IRB's Team A in the Toronto University office.

State of Human Rights in Bangladesh 1996. 5 April 1997.

Electronic sources: DIRB Databases, Internet, NEXIS/LEXIS.

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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