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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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Malaysia: Reports of discrimination against Malaysians of Chinese descent (June 2004 - October 2007)

5 November 2007 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Malaisie : discrimination envers des Malaisiens d'origine chinoise (juin 2004-octobre 2007)

5 November 2007 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Malaysia: 1. Can you find any information on the operation of Chinese gangsters in Malaysia and any government connections? 2. Can you find anything on whether Chinese gangsters in Malaysia have such international contacts and whether corruption in India is such that this could occur?

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

Malaysia: 1. Please provide information on the treatment of Hindu/Indians in Malaysia. 2. Please provide any reports of Indian/Hindus not receiving state protection. 3. Please provide any reports of interference in the police by politicians. 4. Please provide any reports of instances of forced conversion to Islam. 5. Please provide information on torture in Malaysia. 6. What is the legal status of religious freedom in Malaysia?

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

Malaysia: 1. What is the situation at present in Malaysia for homosexuals?

2 February 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Malaysia: 1. Please provide background information with particular reference to Chinese Malaysians who claim to be shopkeepers targeted by gangsters for protection money, and whether they can obtain protection from the state

21 December 2006 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Malaysia: 1. Please provide current information on the treatment of Malaysian citizens of ethnic Chinese decent in Malaysia. 2. Are the Malaysian police and judiciary willing and able to protect ethnic Chinese in Malaysia?

11 September 2006 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Malaysia: 1. What is the attitude of the Malaysian authorities to Communism/communists? 2. Do the authorities charge, detain in prison and/or restrain the movement of communists? 3. Could the authorities institute other actions such as "instigating violence", "creating public unrest", and "anti-national activities" to mask action against communists? 4. Is Malaysia branding the human rights movement as communists? 5. What is the ISA Act, (Internal Security Act) in Malaysia? 6. Is it generally accepted that the ethnic Chinese have spread the Communist ideology in Malaysia? 7. What rights of association, freedom of movement, workers' rights (the right to organize and bargain collectively) and anti-discrimination rights are held by Malaysian citizens?

16 December 2005 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Malaysia: 1. Can you provide updated material about PAS? 2. Who is the current leader of PAS? 3. What are the main policies of the party? 4. How do the main policies of PAS differ from those of the present ruling government? 5. How many party members are there? 6. How do you join PAS? 7. How many seats did the party win in the 2004 elections? 8. Europa states that in July 2002 PAS controlled the government of Terengganu. Do they still control the government of Terengganu? 9. How many seats do they hold in Terengganu? 10. Is there any evidence to suggest that the present government adversely treats PAS members? 11. The US State Report 2004 states that the Constitution prohibits discrimination against citizens based on race, descent or place of birth. Is there any information to suggest that people of Pakistani origin suffer discrimination in Malaysia? 12. How far is Jerteh, Terengganu from Kuala Lumpur? 13. How far is Kuala Lumpur from Kudat, Sabah?

9 November 2005 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Malaysia: 1. What is ETA? 2. Do these "Islamic" laws apply in Malaysia by force of parliament, or some other way (such as if married to a Muslim woman)? 3. Do Muslim groups in Malaysia act in "an outrageous and borderline illegal manner"? 4. Do the authorities protect people from forced conversion to Islam as a consequence of a relationship with a Muslim partner?

7 November 2005 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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