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Query Responses

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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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

Jordan: 1. What is the law regarding apostasy in Jordan? How are converts to Christianity treated by the authorities? What role do Shari'a courts play? 2. Are converts to Christianity in Jordan subject to harm from private actors i.e. family, community, or religious groups? 3. Is a convert to Christianity likely to be denied state protection?

4 September 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan, Palestine and Israel: Passports issued to stateless Palestinians; procedures; entitlements; differences between Jordanian passports issued to Jordanian nationals and those issued to stateless Palestinians

8 July 2009 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordanie, Palestine et Israël : information sur les passeports délivrés aux Palestiniens apatrides; la marche à suivre; l'admissibilité; les différences entre les passeports jordaniens délivrés aux ressortissants jordaniens et ceux délivrés aux Palestiniens apatrides

8 July 2009 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. Is homosexuality illegal in Jordan (both in relation to civil law and sharia law)? 2. Is there any evidence of discrimination and/or harassment of homosexuals in Jordanian society? 3. Is there adequate state protection available to homosexuals in Jordan?

23 June 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. Please provide information on the discrimination and the severity of the economic hardship faced by Palestinian refugees from Gaza; their chances of securing employment in the private sector and any harassment they might face or restrictions imposed on them by the authorities

6 January 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan: 1. Please provide detailed information on the status of Palestinians from Gaza in Jordan, their socio-economic circumstances; the discrimination they encounter with respect to employment, access to services and property rights; and the degree of hardship faced by members this group in their day to day lives. 2. Country information suggests that Palestinians from Gaza are allowed to work in the private sector in Jordan. Please provide a realistic assessment of this proposition in the context of Jordan's official and unofficial employment rates; the level of Palestinians' participation in the private (unskilled) work force; their rate of success in finding employment, and information suggesting that between 30% and 60% of Palestinians live below poverty levels in Jordan. 3. What is the extent of assistance provided by UNRWA to Palestinians from Gaza living in Jordan? 4. Are Palestinians from Gaza prevented from obtaining driver's licenses in Jordan? 5. Are Palestinians from Gaza at risk of temporary detention or other forms of mistreatment by the Jordanian authorities due to circumstances arising out of their status, e.g. lack of access to a national ID number? 6. Is there information to suggest that the Jordanian Embassy in Australia has refused to renew temporary Jordanian passports held by Palestinians from Gaza? 7. Has the UAE passed new laws preventing Palestinians and Iraqis, particularly those holding temporary travel documents, from being able to enter the country on work visas?

1 December 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Whether the government of Jordan would allow a Palestinian to enter Jordan and establish residency if the individual had a temporary passport but no temporary residency status

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Whether a deportation order given to a Palestinian with temporary residency status differs from other deportation orders; the governmental agency that would issue such an order; the process for issuing the order; whether there would be implications for a deportee's adult family members remaining in Jordan, especially in terms of renewing their own temporary residency status

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Jordan/Palestine: Temporary residency status given to Palestinians, including validity, expiration and whether it is renewable; procedures for renewing temporary residency status; whether notification is given that status is not being renewed

11 August 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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