A military camp called "Commando Barra do (de) Kwanza," including the name of the person running the camp, the purpose of the camp, its location and when it was established (1995 to January 2001) [AGO36185.E]

No mention of a camp called "Commando Barra do (de) Kwanza" 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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1999-2000

Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1999-2000

IRB Databases

Jane's Intelligence Review [Surrey]. 1999-2000


World News Connection (WNC)

Internet sites including:

Angola: A Country Study.

Angola Peace Monitor [London].

Amnesty International

Daily Mail & Guardian [Johannesburg]. Search Engine

Human Rights Watch


UK Immigration and Nationality Directorate. October 2000. "Angola Assessment."

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