Information on Madisz, the youth wing of the Hungarian Democratic Alliance of Romania (UDMR), including the treatment of its members by the authorities and the appearance of a Madisz membership card [ROM25629.E]

For information on the activities of the UDMR's youth organization and UDMR youth members, please consult the last paragraph of the first column and the first paragraph of the second column of page 37 of the attachment. Additional information on the above-mentioned topic 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 Request.


Transition: Events and Issues in the Former Soviet Union and East-Central and Southeastern Europe [Prague]. 12 January 1996. Vol. 2, No. 1. Michael Shafir. "Controversy Over Romanian Education Law," pp. 34-37, 72.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. Yearly.

DIRB country file on Romania.

DIRB databases.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.

Human Rights Watch World Report. Yearly.

News from Helsinki Watch [New York]. Monthly.

Open Media Research Institute (OMRI) Daily Digest [Prague].

Uncaptive Minds [New York]. Quarterly.

Three oral sources consulted did not provide information on the requested topic.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact other oral sources.