Information on the Bangladesh Buddhist Youth Federation and the Young Men's Buddhist Association [BGD20833.E]

Information on either the Bangladesh Buddhist Youth Federation or the Young Men's Buddhist Association 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

Amnesty International Report. Yearly. 1986 to 1992.

The Annual Register: A Record of World Events. Yearly. 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992.

Asian Affairs: An American Review [New York]. Quarterly. 1991 to present.

Asian Survey [Berkeley, Ca.]. Monthly. 1989 to present.

Bangladesh: A Country Study. 1988.

Bangladesh and Pakistan: An Overview in Human Rights Perspectives. 23 January 1992. Dr. Elliot Tepper.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly. 1993, 1994.

Critique: Review of the Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Yearly. 1986 to 1992.

Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB), Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa. September 1994. Contextual Information Package: Bangladesh.

_____. September 1994. Human Rights Information Package: Bangladesh.

_____. December 1993. Women in Bangladesh.

DIRB "Amnesty International: Bangladesh" country file. 1991 to present.

DIRB country file. April 1993 to present.

DIRB Indexed Media Review [Ottawa]. Weekly. July 1994 to present.

The Economist [London]. Weekly. 1995.

Encyclopedia of the Third World. 1987, 1992.

The Europa World Year Book. Yearly. 1989, 1994.

Far Eastern Economic Review (FEER) [Hong Kong]. Weekly. 1995.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. 1995.

Freedom in the World: Political Rights and Civil Liberties. Yearly. 1988.

Human Rights in Developing Countries: A Yearbook on Human Rights in Countries Receiving Nordic Aid. Yearly. 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991.

Human Rights Watch Annual Report. Yearly. 1987, 1989.

Human Rights Watch World Report. Yearly. 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.

Immigration and Refugee Board Documentation Centre (IRBDC) [Ottawa]. February 1991. Bangladesh: The Fall of President Ershad.

_____. June 1990. Bangladesh: Country Profile.

India Abroad [Toronto]. Weekly. 1995.

India Quarterly [New Delhi]. Quarterly. 1992 to present.

India Today [Delhi]. Fortnightly. 1995.

INS Resource Information Centre. November 1992. Information Packet Series: Bangladesh.

The International Who's Who. Yearly. 1991, 1992, 1994.

Journal of Asian and African Studies [Leiden]. Quarterly. 1992 to present.

Journal of Asian Studies [Milwaukee]. Quarterly. 1991 to present.

Journal of Contemporary Asia Quarterly [Manila]. Quarterly. 1991 to present.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. Monthly. 1989 to present.

Modern Asian Studies [Cambridge]. Quarterly. 1992 to present.

News from Asia Watch.

ODR-Bulletin D'Information [Berne]. December 1990. "Bangladesh."

Political Handbook of the World. Yearly. 1991, 1992.

Political Parties of Asia and the Pacific. 1985, 1992.

Political Parties of the World. 1988.

Refugees, Immigration and Asylum Section (RIAS), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia. July 1994. Country Profile: Bangladesh.

Revolutionary and Dissident Movements of the World: An International Guide. 1991.

South Asian Bulletin [Albany]. Quarterly. 1991 to present.

World Directory of Minorities. 1990.

World Human Rights Guide. 1986, 1987, 1992.

World Monitor [Boston]. Monthly. 1992.

On-line search of media sources.

Oral sources.
Note on oral sources:

Oral sources are usually contacted when documentary sources have been exhausted. However, oral sources must agree to be quoted in a publicly available Response to Information Request. If they refuse, the Response will read "no information currently available." Contacting oral sources is also subject to time constraints; for example, there are periods of the year when academics are unavailable.