Penalties for desertion from and evasion of military service (January 1997 - October 1998) [UZB30162.E]

The penalties for desertion from and evasion of military service in Uzbekistan 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 find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. 1998.

Electronic sources: IRB databases, Internet, NEXIS/LEXIS, REFWORLD, WNC.

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights Annual Report. 1998.

News from Helsinki Watch [New York]. July 1997, May 1998.

Out of the Margins: The Right to Conscientious Objection to Military Service in Europe: Amnesty International. April 1997.

Transition [Prague]. January 1997 - July 1998.

Refusing to Bear Arms: A World Survey of Conscription and Conscientious Objection to Military Service: Part 3: Former USSR. War Resisters International. 1998.

Resource Centre country file on Uzbekistan. January 1997 - August 1998.

Two oral sources contacted did not provide information on the requested topic.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact other oral sources.