Chile: Information on the penalty for military desertion, particularly for someone who in the 1970s signed a contract for 20 years of service in the armed forces
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 October 1994|
|Citation / Document Symbol||CHL18650.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Chile: Information on the penalty for military desertion, particularly for someone who in the 1970s signed a contract for 20 years of service in the armed forces, 1 October 1994, CHL18650.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac1694.html [accessed 23 November 2017]|
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Please find attached a copy of the response to your question, as provided by the Military Attaché at the Embassy of Chile in Ottawa (18 Oct. 1994). Additional and/or corroborating information could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB.
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.
Military Attaché Office, Embassy of Chile, Ottawa. 18 October 1994. Fax received by DIRB.