Update to Response to Information Request DZA18834.E of 2 November 1994 on a 12 August 1994 United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees (UNHCR) document entitled Protection Guidelines on the Treatment of Algerian Asylum-Seekers [DZA25661.E]

For information on the above-mentioned topic, please consult the attached 8 September 1995 letter sent to the DIRB by the UNHCR Branch Office for Canada. This letter was referred to the DIRB by an UNHCR official in Ottawa during an 18 November 1996 telephone interview.

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.


UNHCR Branch Office for Canada, Ottawa. 8 September 1995. Letter received by the DIRB.