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Egypt: 1. Please provide information relating to Coptic Christian monasteries located in and around Aswan, as well as monasteries located to the west of Cairo, in the region between Cairo and the border with Libya. 2. Please provide updated information on the treatment of Coptic Christians within Egypt generally, including by the police as well as by the Muslim population generally. 3. Please provide general information on Coptic Christianity, including its main tenets, practices and beliefs. 4. Please provide information on whether a person released on bail for crimes relating to kidnapping, religious conversion and insulting Islam, would have difficulty departing the country.

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

Egypt: 1. Please indicate whether Evangelical Christianity falls under a particular church (Pentecostal) or other grouping in Egypt. 2. Are there any reports of attacks on Evangelical Christians by Muslims in Egypt? 3. Are the authorities willing and able to protect Evangelical Christians?

1 December 2010 | 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

RRT Case No. 0806670

6 May 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

RRT Case No. 0909075

1 April 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

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 advise whether the treatment of Christian converts in Cairo is any more or less tolerant than in other parts of Egypt? 2. Please advise whether Christian converts living in Cairo rely on the protection of the authorities in that city? 3. Please provide any information regarding the ill-treatment, by authorities in Egypt, of family members (as distinct from the convert) of a convert to Christianity? 4. Is there any information regarding whether Coptic Christians are accepted into the Egyptian police force and if so, what proportion of the police force they comprise? 5. Please provide statistics regarding the number of Coptic Christians and Muslims in Cairo? 6. Please provide some recent information about tensions and conflicts, in Cairo, between Copts and Muslims.

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

Egypt: 1. What restrictions or forms of discrimination do Jehovah's Witnesses face in practising their religion in Egypt? To what extent are they forced to practice underground, and what are the likely consequences if they do not? 2. How are Jehovah's Witnesses treated by members of the community (both Muslims and Copts) in Egypt? Have they been subject to incidences of violence or harassment? 3. How are Jehovah's Witnesses treated by the Egyptian authorities? Is state protection available to them?

18 November 2009 | 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

RRT Case No. 0900263

22 April 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

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