IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Author)
No mention of a diamond merchant who died in June 2000 in Namibia or South Africa could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate 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.
Africa Research Bulletin: Political,
Social and Cultural Series
Keesing's Record of World Events
Resource Centre. Country File.
Internet sites, including:
Media Institute of Southern Africa
Namibia Non-Governmental Organizaion
National Society for Human Rights
World Diamond Council
Search engines, including: