Information for 1980 to 1993 on whether opposition supporters are permitted to own any pharmaceutical companies or pharmacies [BGD20293.E]

Information on this 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 attached the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Reports. Yearly. 1981, 1983 to 1994.

Bangladesh: A Country Study. 1989.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly. 1981 to 1994.

Critique: Review of the Department of State's Country Review of Human Rights Practices. Yearly. 1985 to 1993.

Einfeld, Marcus. 17 June 1992. The New World Order: Report on Three Asian Refugee Trouble Spots: Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Thai/Burmese Border.

Encyclopedia of the Third World. 1982, 1987, 1992.

The Europa World Year Book. Yearly. 1994.

Freedom in the World: The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties, 1992-1993. 1993.

Human Rights Watch Annual Report. Yearly. 1987, 1989.

Human Rights Watch World Report. Yearly. 1990, 1992 to 1995.

Immigration and Refugee Board Documentation Center (IRBDC) [Ottawa]. February 1991. The Fall of President Ershad.

. January 1989. Information Package: Bangladesh.

INS Resource Information Center [Washington, DC]. November 1992. Information Packet Series: Bangladesh.

Refugees, Immigration and Asylum Section (RIAS), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade [Parkes, ACT, Australia]. July 1994. Country Profile: Bangladesh.

ODR-Bulletin D'Information [Berne]. December 1990. Bangladesh.

Tepper, Elliot. May 1992. Human Rights in Bangladesh.

On-line search of media sources.