Information on the treatment of members of the Civil Rights Union and the arrest of members at a 1 October 1993 demonstration [NGA18122.E]

Information on the above-mentioned subject is unavailable to the DIRB in Ottawa.

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.

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Africa Confidential [London]. Weekly.

Africa Events [London]. Monthly.

Africa Research Bulletin: Political Series [London]. Monthly.

Country file (Nigeria)

Documentation-Réfugiés [Paris]. Weekly.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Reports. Daily.

Human Rights Internet, Ottawa.

International Human Rights Law Group, Washington, DC.

Journalist with African Concorde, London.

Journalist with New African, London.

Material from the Indexed Media Review (IMR)

On-line searches of news articles.

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Centre for the Study of Human Rights, Washington, DC.

New African [London]. Monthly.

News from Africa Watch [New York]. Monthly.

West Africa [London]. Weekly.