Information on the treatment of, and protection available to, close family members of a former member of the 3-16 battalion in Honduras [HND26328.E]

Information related to this subject beyond that provided in Responses to Information Requests HND26329.E of 13 March 1997 and HND26330.E of 13 March 1997 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. Yearly.

Central America NewsPak [Austin, Tex.]. Fortnightly.

Central America Report [Guatemala City]. Weekly.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Reports. Daily.

Human Rights Watch World Report. Yearly.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. Monthly.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. Weekly.

Latin American Regional Reports: Central America & the Caribbean [London]. Monthly.

LCHR Critique: Review of the Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly.

News from Americas Watch [New York]. Monthly.

Material from the Indexed Media Review (IMR) or country files containing articles and reports from diverse sources (primarily dailies and periodicals) from the Weekly Media Review.

Newspapers and periodicals pertaining to the appropriate region.

DIRB, USINS, UNHCR and Internet databases.


This list is not exhaustive. Country-specific books available in the Resource Centre are not included.