Title Algeria: 1. Are there any terrorist groups in Algeria that are known for seeking to extort money from construction contractors or small businesses on a routine basis? 2. Do these groups operate in any particular cities/regions in Algeria? 3. Are they still in operation in 2007? 4. On what basis do they target individuals or small businesses? 5. Are Arab Muslim small businessmen in Algeria more likely than other groups within the Algerian community to be subjected to such extortion? 6. What protection, if any, is available from the Algerian authorities to someone resisting the activities of these terrorist groups? 7. How difficult would it be for such people to relocate to elsewhere in Algeria?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 19 April 2007
Country Algeria
Topics Internally displaced persons (IDPs) | Muslim | Serious non-political crime | State protection | Terrorism
Citation / Document Symbol DZA31590
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Algeria: 1. Are there any terrorist groups in Algeria that are known for seeking to extort money from construction contractors or small businesses on a routine basis? 2. Do these groups operate in any particular cities/regions in Algeria? 3. Are they still in operation in 2007? 4. On what basis do they target individuals or small businesses? 5. Are Arab Muslim small businessmen in Algeria more likely than other groups within the Algerian community to be subjected to such extortion? 6. What protection, if any, is available from the Algerian authorities to someone resisting the activities of these terrorist groups? 7. How difficult would it be for such people to relocate to elsewhere in Algeria?, 19 April 2007, DZA31590, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe1c3d.html [accessed 22 August 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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