Information on a gay (homosexual, lesbian) rights demonstration in Oradea in the summer of 1995 at which the police arrested many of the participants [ROM28458.E]

Information on a gay rights demonstration in Oradea could not 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.

Additional Sources Consulted

Euro-Letter [Copenhagen]. May 1995-October 1995.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1995.

IGLHRC Action Alert [San Francisco]. June 1995-November 1995.

ILGA Bulletin [Brussels]. January 1995-March 1996.

Resource Centre Country File: Romania.

Resource Centre subject File: Homosexuals.

Electronic sources: IRB databases, FBIS, Global News Bank, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet,

REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News Connection (WNC).