DRC rejections

Resolution number: 
13
November 1997
Whereas: 
  1. Many claimants from the former Zaire, now the DRC, are being refused by the IRB;
  2. Many of the decisions appear to be based on inadequate country information;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR write:

  1. The chair of the IRB urging that a training session regarding current country conditions in Zaire/DRC be organized on an urgent basis, and that lawyers and NGOs be invited to participate;
  2. The Refugee Branch requesting the same for PCDOs.
Working Group: 
Inland Protection