Information on the demonstrations on 20 January 1996 and following days, which were put down by force [MLI27913.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. January-December 1996.

Africa Research Bulletin [Oxford]. 25 January 1996-29 February 1996.

African Human Rights Newsletter [K.S.M.D., The Gambia]. January/March 1996.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1996. 1997.

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 18 January 1996-6 February 1996.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. January-February 1996.

New African [London]. January 1996-March 1996.

Le Nouvel Afrique-Asie [Paris]. January 1996-March 1996.

West Africa [London]. 15 January 1996-31 March 1996.

Electronic sources: IRB databases, FBIS, Global News Bank, LEXIS/NEXIS,

REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News Connection (WNC).