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RRT Case No. 1310891

19 September 2013 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

RRT Case No. 1113449

19 June 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Ghana: 1. Please supply a map of Ghana showing Akim Ayirebi, Akim, Oda and the Jasikan District in the Volta Region. 2. Please provide an overview of Ghana's political and electoral system. Is it correct that the NPP were in power prior to elections in 2008 at which time the NDC came into power? Are there reports that the new government has introduced new financial loss laws since 2008? 4. Are there reports of widespread official corruption in Ghana?

28 February 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Does country information indicate what language would be most commonly spoken by Mamprusis living in Bawku? Does the country information support the contention that most people in Ghana speak Twi? 2. Does the country information indicate that there are significant cultural festivals common to Mamprusis or to Bawku that a person living there for all of his life might be expected to know about? 3. Please provide a background on the tribal violence between Mamprusis and Kusasis in Bawku. Are there any reports of a violent incident in January 2009? 4. Please provide information on the availability of state protection in Bawku in relation to this violence. Is more effective state protection available in other parts of Ghana and if so, are there limitations on this protection? 5. Please provide a map of Ghana showing Bawku. Is it possible to identify a geographical area over which the violence between Mamprusis and Kusasis is concentrated? Is it possible to provide a map of Bawku showing significant landmarks?

24 June 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Deleted. 2. Please comment on the availability of state protection in Bawku in relation to tribal violence between the Mamprusis and Kusasis. Please also comment on the availability of state protection in other parts of Ghana in relation to such violence, such as in Accra, Kumasi or other major cities 3. Please comment on the availability of internal relocation to escape the violence between Mamprusis and Kusasis. To what extent does the risk of violence extend to other parts of the country, especially Accra, Kumasi or other major cities? 4. Please comment on the risk of harm in Ghana due to being Christian (including Seventh Day Adventists or Pentecostals). Please also comment on the above issues of state protection and internal relocation in the context of harm arising from being Christian

16 June 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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: 1. Deleted. 2. Please comment on the availability of state protection in Bawku in relation to tribal violence between the Mamprusis and Kusasis. Please also comment on the availability of state protection in other parts of Ghana in relation to such violence, such as in Accra, Kumasi or other major cities. 3. Please comment on the availability of internal relocation to escape the violence between Mamprusis and Kusasis. To what extent does the risk of violence extend to other parts of the country, especially Accra, Kumasi or other major cities? 4. Please comment on the risk of harm in Ghana due to being Christian (including Seventh Day Adventists or Pentecostals). Please also comment on the above issues of state protection and internal relocation in the context of harm arising from being Christian.

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

Ghana: 1. Please provide background information on Yarigungu, Bawku District, Ghana, including any relevant geographical and cultural information. Are there any distinctive or significant landmarks in the area? 2. Please provide information on the Kusasi ethnic group and chieftaincy. Do the Kusasi have a common language and how widespread is the use of this language? 3. How common is the Hausa language in Accra, and in the Bawku District? 4. Please provide information on the Kusasi-Mamprusi conflict in Bawku in 2008. Was it confined to the local area? 5. Deleted. 6. Where is Tamale and how far is it from Yarigungu, Bawku District? Are there any links or connections between the two areas? 7. Are the Dagomba people or family part of the Kusasi?

24 August 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: 1. Is there any evidence of politically motivated violence by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) against members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) either during the 1996 election campaign, or on an ongoing basis?

11 August 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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