Information on whether approximately 7000 students deserted a student military camp in Baghdad in 1986, with most of the students leaving on the same day [IRQ23698.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

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. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. Yearly. 1986. 1987

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1986. Yearly. 1987

DIRB Amnesty International Iraq Country File. 1986.

_____. Iraq Country File. Weekly. 1984-1986.

_____. Iraq: Country Profile. June 1990.

Encyclopaedia of the Third World. 1992.

The Europa World Yearbook 1995. Yearly. 1995

Foreign Broadcast Information Services (FBIS) Reports. Daily. 1991-96.

Middle East Focus. Quarterly. 1986

On-line search of media sources.

Oral Sources