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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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Iraq: What is the position for women in Iraq (whether they suffer discrimination or worse)? Please also provide a brief update on country conditions including general information on living conditions and human rights and, in particular, information on the current military situation. Please provide extracts from the usual sources and a couple of media reports on the military/insurgency situations

14 July 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Iraq: Information on human rights abuses perpetrated against Shia Muslim women

1 November 1995 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Iraq: 1) Information on the current status of a 1984 law which requires Iraqi men who are married to women of Iranian origin or descent to divorce their wives 2) Information on whether any actions have been taken against these Iraqi men (known as Tabba'iyya) or their families to make them comply with the law or to punish them for failure to divorce 3) Information on the possible penalty for non-compliance with the law

1 April 1992 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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