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Syria: 1. Please provide updated information on the effectiveness of State protection in Syria (and Homs in particular) for a Christian woman who is a widow.

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

Syria: 1. What is the current situation for Christians in Syria, in particular Homs, following the recent uprisings, including whether Christians are the targets of anti-Assad protesters? 2. Is there any reporting on people (especially Christians) who owe money to anyone with links to the Assad government?

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

Albania: 1. Attempt to locate sources that mention: a.) the Bajraj clan; b.) Muslim criminal gangs in Shkoder; 2. Report on organised criminal activity in Albania, focussing on the north and Shkoder. 3. Report on links between criminal gangs and/or criminals and the government of Albania.

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

India: 1. Please provide information about the Jatt Sikh and Lubana communities in Punjab, particularly which of the two is the higher and lower caste, and the strength of each caste in Punjab society. 2. Please provide information on inter-caste marriages between Jatt and Lubana Sikhs. 3. Please provide information of whether police and authorities are made up of Jatt Sikhs and, if so, what proportion. 4. Please provide information on whether persons from the Lubana community are protected by police and authorities from attacks. 5. Please locate Nurpur Labana. 6. Please provide general information on the city of Amritsar.

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

Sri Lanka:1. Deleted. 2. Please give dates of the national elections in 2004-2005 and approximate timing of relevant campaign cycles. 3. Are there any credible reports that UNP members are of interest to the government or have been targeted/harmed by state or non-state actors in the Matara area, from 2005 to now? Please also include information as to whether the UNP draws a support base from the Sinhala majority.

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

Jordan: 1. Please provide information on the treatment of people of Palestinian origin. 2. Are there remedies or protection available to people who face discrimination based on their national origin? 3. Please provide any available information on whether people of Palestinian origin are able to obtain state protection or face any discrimination in this regard. 4. Please provide information on current attitudes in Jordan towards relationships prior to marriage. 5. What is the procedure in Jordan for a valid marriage? 6. What is the procedure for a valid divorce? 7. Please provide information on the prevalence of "honour" killings or crimes in Jordan, particularly in relation to the targeting of men. 8. To what extent do the Jordanian authorities provide protection against such crimes?

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

India: 1. Do the Nai Sikh, Rai Sikh, and Jatt Sikh castes exist? If so, please provide general information on each, including whether Nai Sikh and Rai Sikh are ever described as being Backward Classes or Other Backward Classes? 2. Is there such a document as Punjab Government's letter No.1/88/93 RC-1/1016 dated 2.2.94? 3. Are people targeted in Faridkot, Punjab, for marrying outside their caste? Please provide current information. 4. Could an educated couple in an inter-caste marriage relocate from the Punjab to another part of India? 5. Are there systems in place that would enable a policeman from the Punjab to be able to trace family members anywhere in India?

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

Egypt Election Roundup

2 April 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Country Profiles

El Salvador: 1. Can you provide current information about the street gangs in El Salvador? 2. What efforts have the police and the government made to protect citizens from these threats and violence? 3. Do the gangs operate throughout El Salvador or are there cities other than San Salvador not affected by gang violence?

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

Zambia: 1. Please provide any reports of human sacrifice in Zambia in last six years. 2. Deleted. 3. Is there any law in Zambia which states that Chiefs cannot be prosecuted in a court of law?

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

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