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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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Ghana: 1. Are people of the Akims ethnic group in Ghana likely to speak Twi and/or Hausa? 2. Are these languages likely to have different accents according to where a person originates from or has been living? 3. Do any ethnic groups in South Africa speak Twi and/or Hausa? 4. Are police in Ghana likely to assist a homosexual who has been the subject of an assault? Would they investigate the death of a homosexual who died due to injuries received during an assault?

6 October 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Where are Gbawe and Atiko Junction? 2. Deleted. 3. Are there any places for socialising for homosexuals in Accra or the above places? 4. If homosexuality is "outlawed" in Ghana, to what extent is it pursued by the authorities? 5. What organisations represent or are involved with the homosexual community? 6. Is police protection available for people who are assaulted even if they are homosexual?

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

Ghana: That the system for obtaining police clearance certificates from the Ghana Police is corrupt? That it can be very difficult for a person living outside Ghana to obtain a police clearance certificate from Ghana (albeit that a trustworthy, prominent person makes the request)? Whether police officers in the Ghana Police sometimes prepare and provide unauthorised police clearance certificates to persons who apply for such documents (probably so that they can keep the payment(s) made for the certificate)?

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

Ghana: Information on police in Ghana and whether they get involved in family matters

8 April 2009 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Is there any information on the village of Sefwi Bekwai? 2. How prevalent is female circumcision in Ghana? 3. Please provide any relevant information on this practice. 4. Is there a Muslim population in Ghana? Where is this population geographically located? 5. Is there any information on arranged marriages between Muslim men and young non Muslim women from remote or rural areas of Ghana? 6. What protection would be available to women if they complain to state authorities about forced marriage and forced circumcision? 7. What is the level of corruption in the police? 8. What is the level of corruption in the judicial system? 9. Is it feasible for a young girl to relocate to Accra or any large town area without the support of family members? 10. Are there any services available to assist young women in these circumstances?

3 May 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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