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Egypt Political Update

13 July 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Country Profiles

Egypt: 1. Are there members of Mubarak's party still in power? Are they negotiating to stay in power? 2. Is there any information to indicate that participation in organisations such as the Future Generation Foundation would make an individual a target from the present regime?

29 May 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please identify any reports indicating that Christians from birth (not converts) have had difficulty in registering their religion as Christian on their National ID. 2. Is there information suggesting that a person who altered IDs for people incorrectly registered as Muslims would attract adverse attention either from the authorities or Islamists such as the Muslim Brotherhood? 3. Deleted.

26 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

Egypt: 1. Deleted. 2. Are there any reports which suggest that police will fail to act in relation to crimes against Coptic Christians and would falsify reports about such crimes? 3. What percentage of the population in Heliopolis are Coptic Christians? 4. Is there any information about discrimination in the employment of Coptic Christians in universities and in particular whether there are Coptic Christians working at MUST?

26 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please find out whether charges of setting fire to a mosque would usually be heard in absentia if the defendant was outside the country. Also, is a sentence of one year for this alleged offence in the usual range? Would the defendant have any right of appeal against his conviction in absentia and what would be the appeal period? 2. Please advise whether it is usual for local congregations to construct mosques, or is there some central authority.

19 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Provide information on attitudes towards proselytising by the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt. 2. Please provide information on the attitude of the Egyptian authorities towards a person who had participated in demonstrations against the government in a Western country. Would such a person be detained, imprisoned or otherwise harmed on return to the country? 3. Deleted. 4. Is there any information on the treatment of failed asylum seekers?

12 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide information on employment opportunities for Coptic or other Christian women in Egypt.

7 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Do authorities in Egypt target homosexuals? 2. Does this involve raids on private residences? 3. Do any extremist groups or other non-state actors target homosexuals? 4. What will the January ‘revolution' mean for the targeting of homosexuals? 5. Are there any places in Egypt where gays can live openly, without fear of targeting? 6. Are there gay haunts in Egypt where gays can meet and interact with each other without fear of violence?

1 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. What is the current situation in relation to Coptic Christians in Egypt? 2. Do the authorities offer adequate protection? 3. Please provide any further information you feel may be helpful.

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

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