IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
An official at the Algerian Embassy in
Washington, DC, stated, during a 25 June 1996 telephone interview,
that the Algerian government is currently recruiting conscripts to
perform military service. The same representative confirmed that
the information contained in Response to Information Request
DZA23374.E of 26 March 1996, concerning military service in
Algeria, is still valid. This document is available at Regional
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.
Embassy of the People's Democratic
Republic of Algeria, Washington, DC. 25 June 1996. Telephone
Interview with a military representative.