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Ethiopia: Update to ETH30688.E of 8 December 1998 regarding treatment of members and suspected members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), particularly females, and their families; whether family members of suspected OLF members are denied passports and/or exit visas

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 July 1999
Citation / Document Symbol ETH32348.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ethiopia: Update to ETH30688.E of 8 December 1998 regarding treatment of members and suspected members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), particularly females, and their families; whether family members of suspected OLF members are denied passports and/or exit visas, 1 July 1999, ETH32348.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac2e50.html [accessed 18 December 2017]
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No information regarding treatment of members and suspected members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), particularly females, and their families, additional to that found in ETH30688.E of 8 December 1998 could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

For general information concerning the issuance of passports and exit visas in Ethiopia, please consult ETH31545.E of 26 March 1999. Information as to whether family members of suspected OLF members are denied passports and/or exit visas could not 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 Response.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1999.

Africa Research Bulletin. [Oxford]. 1999.

Ethiopian Register [Avon, MN]. 1999.

Horn of Africa Bulletin [Uppsala]. 1999.

Indian Ocean Newsletter [Paris]. 1999.

Resource Centre Amnesty International file on Ethiopia. 1999.

Resource Centre Country file on Ethiopia. 1999.

Electronic Sources: IRB Databases, WNC, Internet.

One oral source was unable to provide information within the prescribed deadline.

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