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Bosnia-Herzegovina: Information on the Muslim Party of Democratic Action (SDA), specifically from 1992 to today, and on the treatment of its members when they leave the party

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 March 1994
Citation / Document Symbol BOS16398.E
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For information on the Muslim Party of Democratic Action (SDA), its leader, Alija Izetbegovic, its members and former members, please consult the attached documents.

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.

Attachments

Associated Press (AP). 22 March 1994. "With BC-Yugoslavia Reports: Muslims Tortured in Yugoslav Prisons." (NEXIS)

. 29 January 1994. "With BC-Yugoslavia More than 150 Muslims Reportedly Arrested." (NEXIS)

BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 5 March 1994. "Sarajevo Members of Izetbegovic's Party Comment on Washington Agreement." (NEXIS)

. 5 February 1994. "Izetbegovic Radio Interview on Peace Talks, Tuzla Airport, UNPROFOR Presence." (NEXIS)

. 5 February 1994. "SDA Protests Against Serbian Police Arrests of Sandsak Muslims." (NEXIS)

. 1 February 1994. "Muslim Party in Sandsak Informs Izetbegovic about Party Official Arrests." (NEXIS)

. 15 January 1994. "Izetbegovic's Speech to Party of Democratic Action: Tanjug Report." (NEXIS)

CIRCA Research and Reference Information Limited. 1 December 1993. People in Power, p. 22.

Islam and Islamic Groups: A Worldwide Reference Guide. 1992. Edited by Farzana Shaikh. London: Longman Current Affairs, p. 284.

Libération [Paris]. 29 September 1993. "La poche de Bihac fait sécession."

Radio Bosnia-Herzegovina Network [Sarajevo, in Serbo-Croatian]. 3 March 1994. "SDA Members on Agreement." (FBIS-EEU-94-043 4 Mar. 1994, p. 27)

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Research Institute. 13 August 1993. RFE/RL Research Report [Munich]. Vol. 2, No. 32. Milan Andrejevich. "The Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Profile," p. 21.

. 18 January 1991. Report on Eastern Europe [Munich]. Vol. 2, No. 3. Milan Andrejevich. "Moslem Leader Elected President of Bosnia and Herzegovina," pp. 30-32.

Tanjug Domestic Service [Belgrade, in Serbo-Croatian]. 3 November 1993. "Local Serbs, Muslims Reach Tentative Accord." (FBIS-EEU-93-212 4 Nov. 1993, p. 27)

. 21 December 1993. "Muslims Reportedly Issue Warrant for Abdic Arrest." (FBIS-EEU-93-244 22 Dec. 1993, p. 38)

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