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Costa Rica: A pro-government paramilitary group named Unity of Immediate Action Group which allegedly targets peasants involved in political activities

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 May 1999
Citation / Document Symbol CRI31845.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Costa Rica: A pro-government paramilitary group named Unity of Immediate Action Group which allegedly targets peasants involved in political activities, 1 May 1999, CRI31845.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac618.html [accessed 18 December 2017]
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No references to a pro-government paramilitary group targeting peasants involved in political activities, with the name Unity of Immediate Action Group, Unidad Grupo de Acción Inmediata, or variations of these names with shorter form or different order of terms, 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

Central America NewsPak [Austin, Tex.]. 1996-Mar. 1999

Central America Report [Guatemala City]. 1996-Mar. 1999.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. 1996-1998.

Human Rights Watch World Report. 1996-1999.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 1994-Mar. 1999.

Latin American Regional Reports: Central America & the Caribbean [London]. 1996-Mar. 1999.

News from Americas Watch [New York]. Monthly.

Electronic Sources: IRB Databases, Global NewsBank, Internet, REFWORLD, WNC.

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             This list is not exhaustive. Country and subject-specific books available in the Resource Centre are not included.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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