Update to Response to Information Request TUR16597 dated 21 February 1994 on whether there are restrictions of passports for travel upon application for Alevis Kurds [TUR27044.E]

Additional information to Response to Information Request TUR16597 dated 21 February 1994 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

Al-Raida [Beirut]. Summer 1993 - 1996. Quarterly.

Arabia Monitor [Washington]. November 1992 - August 1993. Monthly.

Arabies [Paris]. January 1989 - 1997. Monthly.

Arab Law Quarterly [London]. 1993 - 1997. Quarterly.

Arab Studies Quarterly [Lake Forest, Ill.]. 1995 - 1997. Quarterly.

Dialogue [London]. October 1993 - 1997. Monthly.

Gulf Newsletter [London]. February 1992 - December 1994. Three per year.

The Middle East [London]. November 1988 - 1997. Monthly.

Middle East International [London]. January 1991 - 1997. Bi-weekly.

Mideast Mirror [London]. April 1995 - 1996. Daily.

Middle East Report [Washington]. September 1990 - 1997. Bi-monthly.

Monde Arabe Maghreb-Machrek [Paris]. January 1989 - 1997. Quarterly.

News From Middle East Watch [New York].

On-line search of the LEXIS-NEXIS database.

Two oral sources did not have additional information.