IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Author)
For information on military service in
Hungary, including the minimum and maximum ages for receiving a
call-up order, the length of service, the penalty for failure to
respond to a call-up order, the alternative military service that
is available, and the medical and educational situations that
permit people to forego or postpone their compulsory military
service, please consult the Hungarian Helsinki Committee attachment
of 22 November 1995 and that from the Embassy of the Republic of
Hungary dated 17 November 1995. For a copy of the questions that
were sent to the Embassy, please consult the attached portion of
the letter sent by the DIRB on 8 November 1995.
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.
Documentation, Information and Research
Branch (DIRB), Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa. 8 November
1995. Facsimile sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary,
Embassy of the Republic of Hungary,
Ottawa. 17 November 1995. Facsimile sent to the DIRB.
Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Budapest.
22 November 1995. Facsimile sent to the DIRB.