Information on whether ex-guerrillas were involved in death squad activity in the canton of La Majada in 1995 and whether the death squads were targeting civilians who had previously refused to join the guerrillas [SLV23955.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

Accion Urgente. Occasional publication. Apr. 1991-Jan. 1992.

Alerta [Toronto]. Six times yearly. Apr. 1993- Dec. 1995.

Americas Update [Toronto]. Six times yearly. Jan. 1995-Apr. 1996.

Central America NewsPak [Austin]. Fortnightly. 14 Nov. 1994.- 12 May 1996.

Central America Report [Guatemala City]. Weekly. 16 Dec. 1994-16 May 1996.

DIRB "El Salvador" Country File. Jan.-Dec.1995.

DIRB Indexed Media Review "El Salvador". Weekly. 1994-1996.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Reports. Daily. 1991-1996

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. Weekly. 1991-1995.

Latin American Special Report [London]. Six times yearly. Jun. 1994-Apr. 1996.

Latin American Weekly Report [London]. Weekly. 1994-1995.

Mesoamerica. Monthly. 1994-1995.

News From Americas Watch "El Salvador" [Washington, DC]. 1993-1996.

On-line search of media sources.

Oral Sources.