IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Author)
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
Amnesty International Report.
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.
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