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Suriname: Information on Muslims and the treatment of political factions within Muslim groups

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 February 1995
Citation / Document Symbol SUR19968.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Suriname: Information on Muslims and the treatment of political factions within Muslim groups, 1 February 1995, SUR19968.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abc114.html [accessed 27 December 2014]
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No information could be found on the treatment of political factions within Muslim groups in Surinam among the sources consulted by the DIRB. For information on Muslims and Islamic organizations in Surinam, please consult the attached extract from Islam and Islamic Groups: A Worldwide Reference Guide. For general information on political movements, political parties and Maroons of Surinam, 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. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this information request.

Attachments

Islam and Islamic Groups: A Worldwide Reference Guide. 1992. Edited by Farzana Shaikh. London: Longman UK Group, pp. 230-231.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 23 April 1992. Vol. 24, No. 15. Jennifer Tierney. "Repatriation Project Gets the Go-ahead: Surinamese Refugees May be Going Home," p.6.

Minority Rights Group International. World Directory of Minorities. 1990. The High, Harlow, Essex: Longman Group UK, pp. 56-57.

Political Handbook of the World: 1992. 1992. Edited by Arthur S. Banks. Binghamton, NY: CSA Publications, pp. 731-736.

Political Parties of the World. 1988. 3rd ed. Edited by Alan J. Day. Chicago: St. James Press, pp. 524-526.

Revolutionary and Dissident Movements: An International Guide. 1991. 3rd ed. London: Longman Group UK, pp. 324-326.

Other Sources Consulted

Amnesty International. Yearly. Amnesty International Report. New York: Amnesty International.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly. US Department of State. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Critique: Review of the Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly. New York: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (LCHR).

The Europa World Year Book. Yearly. London: Europa Publications.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Reports. Daily.

Latin American Regional Reports: Caribbean and Central America Report [London]. February 1988-January 1995.

Religion in Politics. 1989. London: St. James Press.

On-line searches of news articles.

Oral sources.

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