Information on any politically motivated attacks or killings of PPP members by Muslim League members or supporters, especially in Kamalpur, Attock, and Sarwana-Hazro, since 5 November 1996 [PAK27501.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

Amnesty International Report 1997. 1997.

The Dawn [Karachi]. 29 July 1997-13 August 1997. (Internet edition)

DIRB Country File: Pakistan.

DIRB Amnesty International File: Pakistan.

The Herald [Karachi]. November 1996-July 1997.

Human Rights Watch World Report 1997. 1997.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. November 1996-May 1997.

Databases and on-line sources: Global NewsBank, NEXIS, REFMEDIA, REFWORLD, WNC.

Four oral sources consulted did not provide information on the requested subject.