IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
Information on the above-mentioned subject
could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.
However, for information on other demonstrations, including a
strike held by the Ploiesti branch of a trade union, please consult
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.
BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 3 March
1994. "Mining Trade Unions Join National Strike." (NEXIS)
EVENIMENTUL ZILEI (Bucharest, in
Romanian]. 14 February 1994. "Trade Union Leader Announces 28 Feb
Strike." (FBIS-EEU-94-033 17 Feb. 1994, p. 27)
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)
Research institute. 25 February 1994. RFE/RL Daily Report
[Munich]. No. 39. Michael Shafir. "Romanian Strikes."
Radio Romania Network [Bucharest, in
Romanian]. 21 February 1994. "Court Says Strike Illegal; Protest to
Continue." (FBIS-EEU-94-035 22 Feb. 1994, p.35)
. 18 February 1994. "SRI Chief
Addresses Miners, Urges Patience." (FBIS-EEU-94-035 22 Feb. 1994,