Title United Kingdom: 1. What measures have been adopted by the British authorities to combat domestic violence, particularly in the South Asian community? Have these measures been effective? 2. What measures have been adopted by the British authorities to fight against crimes of honour and to punish the perpetrators (please refer to criminal law provisions, if any)? Have these measures been effective? 3. Are holders of British passports entitled to enter, reside and work in any of the other European Union countries?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 2 February 2007
Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Topics Criminal justice | Domestic violence | Forced marriage | Freedom of movement | Honour killings | Passports | Residence permits / Residency | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol GBR31236
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, United Kingdom: 1. What measures have been adopted by the British authorities to combat domestic violence, particularly in the South Asian community? Have these measures been effective? 2. What measures have been adopted by the British authorities to fight against crimes of honour and to punish the perpetrators (please refer to criminal law provisions, if any)? Have these measures been effective? 3. Are holders of British passports entitled to enter, reside and work in any of the other European Union countries?, 2 February 2007, GBR31236, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe1d90.html [accessed 26 July 2014]
Comments This response was prepared by the Country Research Section of the Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the RRT within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.
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