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Egypt: Family Political connections: 1. Please advise who is the President of the Law Society in Alexandria, Egypt? 2. Please advise who is the Egyptian Minister of Interior? 3. Please advise who is the Commander of Intelligence in Ismaliyia province? Arrest in 1981: 4. Please advise whether President Sadat had university students arrested in 1981 who were against his policies, in particular his visit to Israel in 1981? Please provide some background material about the arrests in 1981 by Sadat. National Party: 5. Does the National Party pressure people to join their party? 6. Is there any information to support claims that people would be sacked from their jobs if they didn't join the National Party? 7. Is there any information to support claims that a champion sportsman would be prevented from competing because he didn't join the National Party? 2000 elections: 8. Is it possible to obtain a list of people who registered their names for the general election in 2000? 9. Is there a list of candidates who stood as independents in the 2000 elections? 10. Can you provide information about Kamal El Shazli? 11. Please advise which seat Mohamad Saad Hamed, the Minister of Finance stood for in the 2000 elections? 12. Please advise whether any other candidate stood against Mohamad Saad Hamed in the 2000 elections?

19 March 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please advise whether female genital mutilation is illegal in Egypt? 2. Please advise what the attitude of authorities is towards FGM? 3. Please advise what steps have the government and/or NGOs taken to stop the practice? (The US State report refers to a conference in November in Cairo aimed at eradicating FGM). 4. Please advise what the attitude of the Coptic Church is towards FGM. Please provide any recent reports or statements by the Coptic Church on the practice? 5. Please advise whether the incidence of FGM is any different in the Coptic Christian community? 6. Are there any recent studies on the prevalence of FGM in Egypt? 7. What age are girls subjected to FGM? 8. Is the incidence of FGM any different in the big cities? 9. What groups of women are more at risk of FGM? 10. Who performs FGM? 11. Have there been any charges or action taken against doctors or midwives who perform FGM? 12. Are there any reports on women who have refused to be circumcised?

15 February 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please give an update on the current situation for homosexuals in Egypt

7 June 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Somalia: Documentation and other means of identification of Somalis in United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) camps in Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Yemen

4 May 2007 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Would you be able to find the MINBUZA (Dept of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands) report on Christians in Egypt 2001, and later reports on Copts and forced conversion (if any) by the European refugee assessment bodies (ie Danish, Swedish, Norwegians etc)? 2. Also are you able to find any press reports by Dr Cornelis Hulsman who is a Dutch sociologist and lived in Cairo in the late 90's and reported on forced conversions. I note that there was an article written by Dr Hulsman in Middle East Times on 27 June 1999. 3. Are you able to find any others?

26 March 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. How far is Kana from Cairo? 2. Is there any information on the work of the police in Kana? 3. Do members of the police force stamp passports in Cairo? 4. How far is Domiat from Cairo? 5. Is it possible to find out how many police stations there are in Domiat? 6. The address of the police station in Domiat? 7. The number of police officers in Domiat?

15 March 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: Is it a tradition or a common occurrence in Egyptian society that pregnant women or women who have had babies live with their parents rather than their husbands?

7 March 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: What happens when a young woman from a traditional Muslim family becomes pregnant by a young man who is not accepted by the family; whether abortion is a solution; situation of children born outside a marriage

28 February 2007 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Égypte : information indiquant ce qui arrive lorsqu'une jeune femme d'une famille musulmane traditionnelle tombe enceinte d'un jeune homme qui n'est pas accepté de la famille; possibilité d'avorter comme solution; situation de l'enfant né hors mariage

28 February 2007 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: In the case of a Coptic Christian married couple, possibility of a court forcing the husband to divorce his wife if she converts to Islam; whether the Muslim religion obliges a woman to divorce her husband because of her conversion

26 February 2007 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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