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Macedonia: The penalties for failing to complete military service; state prosecution of ethnic Albanians who refused to serve or failed to respond to call-up notice during the 2001 insurgency

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 12 May 2003
Citation / Document Symbol MCD40738.E
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Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Macedonia: The penalties for failing to complete military service; state prosecution of ethnic Albanians who refused to serve or failed to respond to call-up notice during the 2001 insurgency, 12 May 2003, MCD40738.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3f7d4dc81c.html [accessed 11 December 2017]
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   No information on the prosecution of ethnic Albanians who refused to serve or failed to respond to military call-up notices during the 2001 insurgency could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

MCD40320.E of 5 May 2003.

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 additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Reference

Macedonia. 23 July 1996. Criminal Code. (Public Prosecution Office of Republic of

Macedonia) [Accessed 1 Apr. 2003]

Additional Sources Consulted

IRB Databases

Attempts to contact or obtain information from the Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Ottawa were unsuccessful.

Internet sites, including:

Amnesty International

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF)

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)

Radio Netherlands

Republic of Macedonia, Ministry of Defence

Ummahnews.com

Search engine:

Google

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