The treatment of members of the Maba and/or Ouaddi tribes by the Chadian authorities in 1997 and 1998 [TCD29953.E]

No reports on the treatment of members of the Maba and/or Ouaddi tribes in 1997 and 1998 could be found among 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 - August 1998. Vol. 39. Nos. 1-16.

_____. January -December 1997. Vol. 39. Nos. 1-25.

Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series [Oxford]. January - June 1998. Nos. 1-6.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 1997. 1998. United States Department of State. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. January-August 1998. Nos. 1931-1961.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. January - May 1998. Vol. 44. Nos. 1-5.

_____. January - December 1997. Vol. 43. Nos. 1-12.

Le Nouvel AfriqueAsie [Paris]. January - June 1998. Nos. 100-105.

_____. January - December 1997. Nos. 88-99.

Resource Centre. Country File. 1997-1998.

West Africa [London]. January - June 1998. Nos. 4145-4178.

_____. January - December 1997. Nos. 4179-4192.

Electronic sources: IRB Databases, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet, World News Connection (WNC).

Two oral sources consulted could not provide information on the requested subject.