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Bulgaria: Update to Responses to Information Requests BGR21439.E and BGR21440.E of 2 August 1995 on the Pomaks

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 August 1995
Citation / Document Symbol BGR21770.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Bulgaria: Update to Responses to Information Requests BGR21439.E and BGR21440.E of 2 August 1995 on the Pomaks, 1 August 1995, BGR21770.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab5c78.html [accessed 26 November 2014]
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For additional information on the Pomaks of Bulgaria, please see the attached excerpts from a report produced by a Bulgarian minority rights group.

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.

Attachment

Panaiotova Boriana and Kalina Bozeva. October 1994. "The Bulgarian Muslims (`Pomaks')," Minority Groups in Bulgaria in a Human Rights Context. Sofia: Committee for the Defence of Minority Rights, pp. 27-33.

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