Information regarding the death or murder of Afzal Ur Rahman (nicknamed Akbar), General Secretary for the Jatiya Party of ward 42 in the Armanitola area [BGD21546.E]

Information on the above-mentioned subject could not be found among the source 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. April 1993. Bangladesh: A Summary of Human Rights Concern.

Amnesty International country file. January 1993-present.

Amnesty International Report. 1995, 1994, 1993.

The Bangladesh Observer [Dhaka]. 1 July-13 September 1995.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1994, 1993. 1995, 1994.

DIRB country file. July 1994-4 September 1995.

FBIS Daily Reports. January 1991-5 September 1995.

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

On-line searches.