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RRT Case No. 1202438, 1202473

14 June 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

RRT Case No. 1110014

16 November 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Egypt: 1. Deleted. 2. Are there any reports which suggest that police will fail to act in relation to crimes against Coptic Christians and would falsify reports about such crimes? 3. What percentage of the population in Heliopolis are Coptic Christians? 4. Is there any information about discrimination in the employment of Coptic Christians in universities and in particular whether there are Coptic Christians working at MUST?

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

Egypt: 1. What is the current situation in relation to Coptic Christians in Egypt? 2. Do the authorities offer adequate protection? 3. Please provide any further information you feel may be helpful.

30 June 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Are converts to Christianity discriminated against? 2. Would the Egyptian Government protect Sunni Muslim converts to Christianity? 3. Would they be able to openly practise their new faith in Egypt?

10 September 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. What knowledge would a deacon and Sunday school teacher have of (i) the Coptic Orthodox Church organisation in Egypt, and (ii) Coptic Christian beliefs and liturgy? As to the latter, would a deacon and Sunday school teacher be expected to know all or some of the matters mentioned in the overview entitled "The Coptic Orthodox Church" posted on the USA Coptic Church website? If not all, what matters could the person be expected to know? 2. Please provide any information on the Virgin Mary and St Gabriel Church in Alexandria. 3. Are there any news reports or other information about forced conversations of Muslims to Christianity? 4. Would the Egyptian media publish a report of such an incident? In all cases, or only in certain circumstances? 5. Where the Egyptian police had detained and questioned a Coptic Christian suspected of involvement in the kidnapping and conversion, would the police always proceed to charge the person with an offence (such as the offence of „sectarian violence‟) or might the police release the person without charge due to lack of evidence? 6. Please provide any further information on the attitude of Egyptian police, security forces, government informants and members of the Islamic brotherhoods towards Coptic Christians who are suspected of (i) assisting Christian converts and (ii) encouraging Muslims to convert.

9 March 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide expert advice on the Muslim Brotherhood's attitude towards and treatment of Coptic Christians, particularly those engaged in proselytisation, in Egypt.

5 March 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide information on the history and status of Jehovah's Witnesses in Egypt. 2. What restrictions or forms of discrimination do they face in practising their religion? 3. How are they treated by members of the community (both Muslims and Copts)? 4. How are they treated by the authorities? Is protection available to them?

4 November 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Is there any evidence that state protection is withheld by the Egyptian police or other authorities for Coptic Christians, especially those living in the Upper Volta area in Egypt?

18 August 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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