The "Purge Law" which provides for confiscation of private assests; how and when is it applied and its links to the "Leznat Atahir" [LBY34510.E]

No additional information in addition to that reported in the Country Reports on Human Rights for 1996, 1997 on the "Purge Law" 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]. 1996-2000

Africa Today. 1997-2000

Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1996-2000

Arabies 1998-1999

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 1996-2000


Libya: A Country Study 1989

Middle East International. 1997-2000

Monde Arabe Maghreb-Machrek 1997-1999

Political Handbook of the World 1998 1999

World News Connection (WNC)

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