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Query Responses

Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Djibouti : information indiquant comment une femme peut obtenir le divorce sans le consentement de son mari; information sur la possibilité qu'une femme divorcée puisse se remarier selon l'acte charien, y compris si l'acte charien de mariage doit mentionner le divorce (2010-août 2015)

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Djibouti: How a woman may obtain a divorce without the consent of her husband; whether a divorced woman may remarry under Sharia law, including whether the Sharia marriage certificate must mention the divorce (2010-August 2015)

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Somalia: Are the Al Shabab still threatening people who may be involved in the selling of cigarettes / alcohol? Do they carry out stoning on individuals suspected of committing adultery?

19 July 2013 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: Information on religious freedom in Egypt, particular in relation to mixed marriage?

12 October 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Iran: Reports of convictions for apostasy in Iran within the last 5 years

12 September 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Recent reports regarding the treatment of persons who convert from Islam to Christianity. Recent reports on Sharia law in relation to religious conversion.

26 June 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Afghanistan: Information on polygamous marriages in Afghanistan

27 April 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. How does the Jordanian government accord primacy to Shari'a law? Please refer to the law/s or policies that accord primacy to Shari'a law. Is it a jurisdictional question and/or an application of primacy? 2. Do Sharia courts have the authority to prosecute proselytisers? Where is that law found? 3. Reports in late 2007 and early 2008 included in Country Advice JOR38218, indicate that approximately 30 foreign resident members of evangelical churches were deported, refused renewal of residency permits, or denied re-entry after exiting the country. The government cited as the reasons for these decisions concern for the evangelicals' personal safety, violation of immigration regulations, and unspecified unlawful actions while in the country. Is there any further information that can be obtained about the "unlawful aspects" of their conduct?

31 March 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Bangladesh: 1. What is the current political/social/religious situation in Bangladesh, in particular for women? 2. If a woman refuses to marry/pray/wear the hijab, what are the consequences in the family and wider community? 3. What happens if a woman refuses to follow Sharia practices, and is known for not 'liking' Sharia? 4. Is the treatment any different for a woman who has subsequently married and is relatively wealthy? 5. How effective/interested are the police and the Rapid Action Battalion in protecting women from religious violence?

23 December 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Whether Muslim clerics, groups or governmental authorities issue death sentences for blasphemy; if so, who has the right to issue and enforce such sentences; whether such sentences would extend to family members; in particular, whether there are death sentences issued by individuals who are not part of Sharia courts within states that are not officially applying Sharia law

21 September 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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