Romania: The treatment of the spouses in mixed marriages of ethnic Hungarians and Romanians, particularly in Transylvania (January 1996 - March 1999)
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 March 1999|
|Citation / Document Symbol||ROM31476.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Romania: The treatment of the spouses in mixed marriages of ethnic Hungarians and Romanians, particularly in Transylvania (January 1996 - March 1999), 1 March 1999, ROM31476.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6aba13b.html [accessed 28 December 2014]|
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An 18 December 1997 AFP article states:
Tirgu-Mures, Romania: Some politicians uphold mixed Romania-Hungarian marriages as models of ethnic harmony in this country with its share of inter-ethnic violence, but pressure from their respective communities often poison these couples' lives, making survival difficult.
No additional or corroborating information on the treatment of the spouses in mixed marriages of ethnic Hungarians and Romanians in Romania could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
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 additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Agence France Presse (AFP). 18 December 1997. Calin Neacsu. "The AFP Features Advisory." (NEXIS)
Additional Sources Consulted
Electronic sources: IRB databases, Internet, NEXIS/LEXIS, REFWORLD, WNC.
Resource Centre country file on Romania. January 1996 - November 1998.
Transitions [Prague]. January 1998 - February 1999.
Unsuccessful attempts to contact oral sources.