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South Africa: 1. Please provide information on crime by black South Africans which is directed towards white South Africans. 2. Please provide information on relevant crime rates in Pretoria as compared to other major South African cities to assist me to consider the question of relocation. 3. Is state protection available for whites and white women? 4. Do police have the resources and ability to protect citizens? 5. Is there any information in relation to the claim that "there is a racial war (or genocide) going on"?

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

South Africa: 1. Please provide detailed information on the structure, organisation and effectiveness of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other law enforcement bodies. Please include information on bodies or organisations with responsibility to oversee or hold the police accountable, as well as South Africa's judicial system. 2. Please provide detailed information on measures adopted by the South African authorities to combat family violence and protect victims. 3. Please provide detailed information on whether protection is available to all South Africans, regardless of their race, gender or HIV status. 4. Please provide detailed information on the level of public and private care and on-going treatment available to people with positive HIV status both in rural and urban centres, particularly in Cape Town. Please include information on recent changes in the attitude of the South African government towards HIV sufferers. 5. Please provide detailed information on the attitude of South Africans towards those with positive HIV status. Is there any evidence to suggest those sufferers are subjected to serious harm? 6. Please provide detailed information on xenophobic attacks on South Asians, particularly Indians, and Pakistanis, in South Africa. Please include information on the government's response and whether attacks, if any, have been geographically confined

25 November 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: 1. Please provide information on the current availability of treatments for HIV positive persons in South Africa. Please comment on the availability of monitoring/blood tests as well as treatments. 2. Please provide information on discrimination against rural black women in access to medical treatment. 3. Please provide information on societal discrimination of HIV positive persons in South Africa. 4. Please also comment on the availability of screening programs for cervical cancer in South Africa

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

South Africa: 1. Please provide information on the operation of Nigerian drug cartels in South Africa and evidence they have been involved in importation into Australia. Please also comment on involvement of Nigerians in crime and violence in Johannesburg generally and any issues of trafficking. 2. Please provide up-to-date information on state protection for victims of crime. In particular, please you comment on the availability of state protection for single women

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

South Africa: 1. Can a Ghanaian citizen by birth become a dual citizen? 2. Does South Africa recognise dual nationality in circumstances where a national of Ghana by birth acquires citizenship of South Africa through marriage to a South African citizen? 3. Is there information specifically about the situation of former nationals of other African countries who have lived in RSA for a number of years, acquired RSA citizenship, and established profitable businesses? 4. Is there evidence suggesting that black Africans who are naturalised South African citizens and economically self sufficient would be less vulnerable to xenophobic violence than refugees (documented or undocumented)? Or would naturalised citizens be equally at risk?

1 February 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: Please advise what is the latest information regarding job opportunities in South Africa? What is the unemployment level and average wage of (IT) professionals in South Africa? What are the most recent social indicators relating to how civil unrest, lawlessness and violence in South Africa affect middle class professionals?

30 September 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

RRT Case No. 0902859

20 July 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

South Africa: 1. To what extent do white people in South Africa face discrimination in relation to matters such as employment? 2. Are there any reports of racially motivated violence directed towards white people? 3. Please provide information on the situation for women in South Africa. 4. What protection is available to people, especially women, who face violence, including racially motivated violence?

24 April 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: 1. Please provide information on the treatment in South Africa of citizens of Nibolek ethnicity or, more generally, of immigrants from the Republic of Congo

13 February 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: 1. Please provide an update on the crime rate in South Africa in general, and Durban in particular, including the incidence of rape. 2. Please provide any evidence of whites, and in particular white women, being specifically targeted for violent crime. 3. Please provide a brief overview of the status of white women in South Africa. Is there any evidence of single mothers facing discrimination? 4. Please provide an update on the level of police corruption

9 December 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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