A group named Sandafate, including its status, its members' ethnic background, whether it has attacked civilians and if so, the ethnic group targeted [BDI32879.E]

No mention of a group named Sandafate could 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 Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1990-August 1999.

Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1991-January 1998.

L'Autre Afrique [Paris]. June 1998-September 1999.

Amnesty International. 1991-1999.

Country reports. 1990-1999.

Human Rights Watch. Annual Reports. 1990-1999.

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 1993-September 1999.

Mondes rebelles. 1996 and 1999.

Political Handbook of the World. 1994-1998.

Political Parties of Africa and the Middle East. 1993.

Resource Centre Country File: Burundi. 1991 to present.

UN OCHA Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa (IRIN-CEA) Website.

Electronic sources: Internet research, IRB databases, LEXIS/NEXIS, World News Connection (WNC)

Oral source: Ligue burundaise des droits de l'homme (ITEKA).