Information on the town of Kabampon on the island of Kayts, including on whether the Sri Lankan army clear this area of elderly Tamils and ship them to Colombo in June 1995 [LKA22733.E]

Information on the above-mentioned subject 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. July 1995. Sri Lanka: Security Measures Violate Human Rights.

_____. June 1995. Sri Lanka: Reports of Extrajudicial Executions During May 1995.

Amnesty International country file. May 1995-Present.

Asian Survey [Berkeley, Calif.]. May-October 1995.

DIRB country file. May 1995-Present.

FBIS Daily Reports. May-December 1995.

DIRB Indexed Media Review [Ottawa]. May-25 December 1995.

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

Sri Lanka Information Monitor (INFORM) [Colombo]. May-November 1995.

The Sri Lanka Monitor [London]. May-October 1995.

On-line searches.