Recent activities and whereabouts of Colonel Mohamat Garfa [TCD31848.E]

No information on recent activities of Mahamat Garfa could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

However, according to a 3 March 1999 RFI report, Colonel Mahamat Garfa was among 35 officers who were dismissed by presidential decree, from the Chadian national army.

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 additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Radio France International (RFI). 1 March 1999. "President Deby Dismisses 35 Army Officers." (BBC Summary 3 Mar. 1999/NEXIS)

Additional Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1998-April 1999.

Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1998.

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

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 1998-May 1999.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1998 to present.

La Lettre hebdomadaire de la FIDH [Paris]. 1998 to present.

Resource Centre country file. Chad. 1998 to present.

West Africa [London]. 1998.

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