The treatment of ethnic Koreans and the state protection available to them (January 1998 - November 1998) [RUS30450.E]

No information on the treatment of ethnic Koreans in Russia nor the state protection available for them could 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

Cultural Survival [Cambridge]. Winter 1998 - Summer 1998.

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

Human Rights Watch/Helsinki [New York]. October 1998.

Minority Rights Group International Reports [London]. March 1997 - November 1997.

Nationalities Papers [Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK.]. January 1998 - October 1998.

Transitions [Prague]. January 1998 - October 1998.

World Directory of Minorities. 1997. London: Minority Rights Group.

Resource Centre country file on Russia. January 1998 - October 1998.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact oral sources.