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Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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India: Treatment of Christians who have converted from Hinduism; whether there are instances of forced conversion from Christianity to Hinduism; information on state protection for those who are mistreated for being Christian or converting to Christianity

2 February 2012 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide an update on relocating to New Delhi, and the general acceptance of gay men there. 2. Please provide information on MASI/HIJDA/Hijra and their interplay (if any) with gay communities. 3. Please provide information on relocating to Bangalore for someone who has IT qualifications.

20 January 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide background information on AISSF and any ill-treatment of its members by the authorities in India. 2. Is there a link between AISSF and followers of Khalistan? 3. Is there any evidence that members of AISSF are targeted by the authorities for having links with the Pakistan ISI?

18 January 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide up-to-date information about general aspects of treatment of homosexuals in India and Sikhs/homosexuality/relocation of homosexual Sikhs.

12 January 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide background information on the activities of the DSS, including how widespread their activities are in India. 2. Is there any information on DSS members being attacked by Sikh 'extremist' groups? If so, are attacks limited to particular geographic locations in India? 3. Is there any evidence of government authorities in India supporting Sikh 'extremist groups' in their violence against members of the DSS?

12 January 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. What are the societal attitudes towards single mothers and children born out of wedlock in India/Andhra Pradesh? 2. Are there any reported instances of honour killings in recent years around Hyderabad? 3. What assistance (financial, social, accommodation, education, etc) would be available to single mothers and children born out of wedlock without fathers, particularly in Andhra Pradesh? 4. What legal protection against violence would be available to women and children in such circumstances? Is there anything to suggest that they would not be protected by the police and authorities?

2 December 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide an update on the situation for Christians in the state of Karnataka since response number IND34452 dated 27 February 2009? Please include information about the situation in Bangalore in particular. 2. Could you please give me information about the Hindu Sangh Parivar group: (a) who are they; (b) who do they target; (c) do they have the ability to trace people who relocate to another part of India to get away from them? 3. Deleted.

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

India: 1. Are there recent reports of women being extorted and harmed as a result of dowry disputes in Punjab? 2. If so, what level of state protection is available to women facing this kind of violence from their husbands and their husbands' families either in the Punjab or elsewhere in India? 3. Are there any barriers to the internal relocation of women who have experienced this kind of violence? 4. Please provide a map of Punjab showing Jalandhar City, Samana/ Sumana in the Patiala District, Baba Bakala in the Amritsar District and Mani Majra in Chandigarh with an indication of the distances between these places?

17 August 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

India: 1. Please provide information on any reports of DSS followers being targetted for harm in Punjab or elsewhere in India since February 2010. 2. Is there any evidence of the Indian police or security forces denying protection to or not investigating complaints from DSS followers since 2009?

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

India: 1. Is there any evidence of Hindu-Muslim riots or other violent incidents in Gujarat during July - October 2009? 2. Is there any evidence of Hindus suffering harm at the hands of Muslims in the Gujarat since 2009?

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

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