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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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Jordan: 1. How does the Jordanian government accord primacy to Shari'a law? Please refer to the law/s or policies that accord primacy to Shari'a law. Is it a jurisdictional question and/or an application of primacy? 2. Do Sharia courts have the authority to prosecute proselytisers? Where is that law found? 3. Reports in late 2007 and early 2008 included in Country Advice JOR38218, indicate that approximately 30 foreign resident members of evangelical churches were deported, refused renewal of residency permits, or denied re-entry after exiting the country. The government cited as the reasons for these decisions concern for the evangelicals' personal safety, violation of immigration regulations, and unspecified unlawful actions while in the country. Is there any further information that can be obtained about the "unlawful aspects" of their conduct?

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

Jordan: 1. Does a Jordanian citizen have the right to enter and remain in Syria? 2. Does a Jordanian citizen born in Syria have the right to enter and remain in Syria? 3. How long are Jordanian citizens, whether born in Syria or not, allowed to remain in Syria and what is their status there?

15 February 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. Please advise whether there are any impediments in the law of Jordan or Israel to being a dual national of Jordan and Israel. 2. Please confirm that in Jordan if a person's father is a Jordanian national, and the person is born in Jordan, that person would have a right to Jordanian nationality

20 January 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. What is the current situation and treatment of Born Again Christians in Jordan? 2. What are the authorities' attitude towards and the availability of State protection for Born Again Christians in Jordan? 3. Deleted. 4. Deleted. 5. Is there a Baptist Church in Ajloun, North Jordan, and, if not, where is the nearest Baptist Church? 6. Deleted.

14 January 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordanie/Palestine : information indiquant si une personne d'origine palestinienne habitant la Jordanie peut retourner en Palestine et se procurer un passeport palestinien

21 December 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Whether a person of Palestinian origin who lives in Jordan can return to Palestine and obtain a Palestinian passport

21 December 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. What rights of residence do stateless Palestinians have in Jordan? 2. Would a Palestinian having a two year Travel Document, which has expired, be likely to still have a right of return to Jordan? 3. What is the situation of stateless Palestinians without a political profile in Jordan? 4. Is there any information to suggest that a stateless Palestinian Muslim who converts to Catholicism would face ill-treatment by Islamic groups? 5. What access to healthcare and/or hospitals do stateless Palestinians have in Jordan?

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

Jordan: Is there any information about impunity of people with power who commit crimes - especially murder?

13 August 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: Situation and treatment of atheists; whether someone who is born Muslim but does not practice Islam and considers himself or herself to be atheist faces discrimination or ill-treatment by state authorities or society

15 June 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordanie : information sur la situation des athées et le traitement qui leur est réservé; information indiquant si une personne née musulmane, mais qui ne pratique pas l'islam et qui se considère athée fait l'objet de discrimination ou de mauvais traitements de la part des autorités gouvernementales ou de la société

15 June 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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