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India: 1. Please provide some background information on the Brahmin Arya Samag BAS, e.g. its purpose, where it is based, and the nature of its activities. 2. Please provide information on whether the BAS is in conflict and tension with Sikhs in Ludhiana, Punjab, or vice versa. If they are in conflict, what is the basis of their disagreement? 3. Please provide information on whether there are any reports on whether Sikhs in Ludiahana have targeted or attacked BAS members in recent times.

13 February 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide information on any reports of DSS followers being targetted for harm in Punjab or elsewhere in India since February 2010. 2. Is there any evidence of the Indian police or security forces denying protection to or not investigating complaints from DSS followers since 2009?

4 August 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Is there any evidence of Hindu-Muslim riots or other violent incidents in Gujarat during July - October 2009? 2. Is there any evidence of Hindus suffering harm at the hands of Muslims in the Gujarat since 2009?

13 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Indonesia: 1. Are there reports of corrupt extortion of payments from businesses in Bali by tax officials and by council officials? 2. If yes to the first question, are the extortions at such a level as to threaten the viability of a sole trader's business? 3. Is there evidence of such extortion being differentially targeted at Chinese businesses? 4. Is there any differential failure (according to Chinese descent or Hindu religion) by the Indonesian government (at whatever relevant level) to support those in financial difficulty? 5. Would a small trader whose business has failed in Bali be at risk of homelessness or starvation? Would this risk differ depending on Chinese background or Hindu faith? 6. Is there any other kind of discrimination or harm suffered by Chinese or Hindus in Bali? 7. If the answers to any of the questions above is yes, could a Chinese Hindu sole trader, with a wife and children, avoid discrimination by moving to another part of Indonesia? Would the cost of such a move be prohibitive? Would there be any other part of the country more supportive than Bali?

21 January 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: Regions where Bengali is spoken, including Kolkata

20 January 2011 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: Regions where Bengali is spoken, including Kolkata

20 January 2011 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: Dera Sacha Sauda, a religious institution; whether their spiritual leader is facing charges for sexual assault and murder in India; how the public and the authorities perceive and treat members

23 April 2009 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Inde : information sur l'organisation spirituelle Dera Sacha Sauda; information indiquant si son chef spirituel ferait présentement face à la justice en Inde pour agression sexuelle et meurtre; information sur la façon dont la population et les autorités considèrent et traitent les membres de cette organisation

23 April 2009 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide background on the general relationship between Muslim and Christian communities in Kerala state. Is there any information which would suggest that communal clashes are frequent, or are relations between the two communities generally amicable? 2. Please provide information which would suggest that the ruling CPI-M government favours Kerala's Muslim population over its Christian population. Please also provide information on the relationship between the CPI-M and Kerala's Muslim and Christian communities

3 April 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide brief background information on the changing of the Punjab/Haryana borders and any conflict between Punjabi speaking Sikhs and Hindi speaking people in the area. 2. Are Sikhs discriminated against, as claimed, in the area? 3. Please provide brief background information on the Sant Bhindrawala group. Who are they and what is their aim? 4. What are Gurudwaras?

9 October 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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