Update to Response to Information Request LVA18031.FE of 3 August 1994 on the Aizsargi, on its legal status and the government's response to its activities [LVA24309.E]

For information on the Aizsargi, please consult Response to Information Request LVA18994.E of 22 December 1994. Information on the legal status of the Aizsargi and the government's response to its activities 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

The Baltic Times: News from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania [Riga]. Weekly.

DIRB file on Latvia.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Reports. Daily.

News from Helsinki Watch [New York]. Monthly.

On-line search of media sources.

Oral sources.

Transition: Events and Issues in the Former Soviet Union and East-Central and Southeastern Europe [Prague]. Bi-monthly.

Uncaptive Minds [New York]. Quarterly.