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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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Nepal: Information on the Hindu caste system including relations between the different caste and whether a member of a lower caste would be free to marry someone from a higher caste

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

Nepal: 1. Please provide an update of NPL38704 on the treatment of RPP supporters by Maoists, in Kathmandu in particular. 2. Please provide information on the treatment of Hindus by Maoists.

27 April 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: Information on the treatment of Hindus in Nepal

3 November 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. What percentage of the population is Christian in Nepal? Does this differ between Kathmandu and rural areas? 2. What is the treatment of Christians in Nepal by members of other religious groups? 3. Do the authorities respond adequately to sectarian problems/tensions? 4. Is there any record of Mormon activity (including proselytising missionaries) in Nepal? If so, how have they been treated?

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

Nepal: 1. Is the practice of Christianity or any other religion legal in Nepal? 2. Is proselytizing legal in Nepal? 3. What is the Nepali government's attitude towards religion and religious practice in Nepal, in particular towards Christianity? 4. What is the attitude of Nepal's dominant religious groups, who are Hindus, towards other religious groups including Christian groups? 5. Do Hindu converts to another religion including Christianity face family, community and societal problems and, if yes, what is the nature of these problems? 6. What state protection would be afforded to Hindus who convert to Christianity who suffer any type of harm from Hindus, Hindu religious groups, family members, community and the society?

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

Nepal: 1. Are there reports of people, including evangelical Christians, being prosecuted for proselytising? What was their fate? 2. Are there reports of Hindus who have converted to evangelical Christianity facing social ostracism? Have there been reports of violence? 3. Have the authorities become involved in such situations? 4. Are there reports of the Maoists targeting Christians? Have they been harmed? 5. Are there parts of Nepal, particularly Kathmandu, where Christians can safely practice their faith and reside? 6. Are there reports of Christian women being harmed in prison or by police and the military? 7. Is there any evidence the King opposes Christianity? 8. What evangelical Christian groups currently operate in Nepal? Have they reported they have suffered harm? 9. Anything else you feel might be relevant

31 August 2005 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: Information on freedom of religion and on the current application of a one-year imprisonment penalty for any Hindu who converts to another religion

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

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