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Bulgaria: Whether there is any violence within the Muslim population, particularly violence by ethnic Turks against Pomaks (January 1997 - July 1999)

Publisher Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 June 1999
Citation / Document Symbol BGR32177.E
Cite as Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Bulgaria: Whether there is any violence within the Muslim population, particularly violence by ethnic Turks against Pomaks (January 1997 - July 1999), 1 June 1999, BGR32177.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abc110.html [accessed 17 April 2014]
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No references to violence within the Muslim population in Bulgaria 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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Electronic sources: IRB databases, Internet, NEXIS/LEXIS, REFWORLD, WNC.

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs [Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK.]. April 1997 - October 1998.

Nationalities Papers [Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK.]. March 1997 - March 1999.

Resource Centre country file on Bulgaria. January 1997 - May 1999.

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