Arrest/detention of family members as replacements when a member or presumed member of a rebel group escapes from detention through bribery paid by his family members [TCD34421.E]

Information additional to that contained in TCD29948.E of 23 September 1998 could not 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 see the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International. 1999. Amnesty International Report 1999. New York: Amnesty International USA.

L'Autre Afrique [Paris]. 1999-2000.

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 1999.

Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme [FIDH]. 1999-2000.

Lettre des Rapporteurs sans Frontiers [Paris]. 1999-2000.

Nouvel AfriqueAsie [Paris]. 1999-2000.

Resource Centre Country File. Chad.

Internet Sites including:

Amnesty International.

Huamn Rights Watch.

Relief Web

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