IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
For information on the acquisition of
asylum in Albania and the situation of Albanians from Kosova
residing in Albania, please consult the 29 July 1997 UNHCR
attachment. For additional information on the situation of refugees
from Kosova in Albania, please consult page 820 of Country
Reports 1996, which is available at Regional Documentation
Centres. Additional information on the above-mentioned topics 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
additional sources consulted in researching this Information
United Nations High Commissioner For
Refugees (UNHCR), Ottawa. 29 July 1997. Facsimile sent to the
Additional Sources Consulted
Amnesty International Report.
CSCE Digest [Washington].
DIRB country file on Albania.
Electronic sources: DIRB databases,
Internet, LEXIS/NEXIS, REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News
Human Rights Watch World
News from Helsinki Watch [New
Transition [Prague]. Twice
Uncaptive Minds [Washington].
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