Information on a women's organization called Annanya, and whether it supported the Nirmul Committee in 1992 [BGD24270.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. However, the following information may be useful.

A representative of a non-governmental human rights organization called Hot Line Bangladesh in Dhaka is not aware of any women's group called Annanya (25 June 1996). According to the representative, the only group whose name resembles the above-mentioned women's group is Anannah Sangstha, which is a group promoting child education.

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 additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Hot Line Bangladesh, Dhaka. 25 June 1996. Telephone interview with representative.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International country file (Bangladesh).

Amnesty International Report. 1993-95.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. 1992-95.

DIRB Indexed Media Review. 1992-96.

Human Rights Watch World Report. 1995.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1992-96.

News from Asia Watch. 1996.

Women's Movements of the World. 1988.

On-line search of news articles.

Five oral sources consulted did not provide information on the above-mentioned subject.