Information on who administers the area around Gursum [ETH23407.E]

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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential. 1995.

Africa Research Bulletin. 1995.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1995.

DIRB Ethiopia Country File.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports. 1995.

Horn of Africa Bulletin. 1995-1996.

Human Rights Watch World Report 1996.

New African. 1995

News From Africa Watch. Various reports.

On-line searches of media reports (NEXIS).

Oral sources.

Foreign diplomatic representatives in Canada.

Note on contacting foreign diplomatic representatives in Canada:

Embassies and high commissions are not usually called for security-related questions such as location of military bases or the functioning of secret services. Ability to obtain information from diplomatic representatives depends on availability of information and co-operation from individual countries.