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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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Bhutan: Whether Bhutanese citizens of Nepalese origin face restrictions in obtaining passports or travelling abroad

23 October 2008 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. Please provide details regarding violence between Madhesis and Pahadis in Nepal since 2006. 2. What was the response of the government and the authorities? 3. Please advise if the police able and willing to protect Pahadis, in Kathmandu and elsewhere, who are under threat from Madhesis?

17 April 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. Please advise if elections were in 2046 (in the Nepalese calendar). 2. Was there a "Maoist" party in these elections?

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

Nepal: 1. Where is Nuwakot in Nepal? 2. Please provide a brief outline of the structure and beliefs of the Communist Party of Nepal (UML) and the Maoists, particularly how they differ. 3. Are Maoists required to become a member of the UML? 4. Please provide any information on whether the Maoists recruit members from lower castes. 5. Please provide an update on the current situation in relation to army activity against the Maoists

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

Nepal: 1. Please provide updated information in regards to violence against supporters of the monarchy by Maoists. Please also provide information regarding the ability of the security forces to protect supporters of the monarchy from Maoist attacks. 2. Please provide any information on the involvement of children in politics (from 14 or 15 years old). 3. Please provide any information on violence against supporters of the monarchy in Kathmandu, in respect of possible relocation. 4. Please provide information about recriminations by Maoists against failed asylum seekers returning to Nepal. 5. Please provide information about requirements for able-bodied young men being conscripted to the People's Army

24 January 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. Please provide information on the Gurung ethnic minority. Is the Gurung an ethnic group and a caste? 2. Please provide information on the Newar caste in Nepal. 3. How prevalent is intercaste marriage? Is there any information suggesting that persons belonging to different castes who marry or have relationships suffer discrimination or more serious mistreatment for reason of their intercaste relationship? 4. Since the establishment of new constitutional arrangements in Nepal has there been a change in social attitudes to the caste based system? Does the state now provide greater protection for persons who fear harm for reasons of caste based discrimination or persecution? 5. Is there any evidence to suggest that there is greater freedom of religion in Nepal since the beginning of 2007? Is there any information on whether converts to Christianity would suffer harm for reasons of their conversion? Would the state authorities provide protection to converts who might be threatened by members of their family or members of the community who oppose their conversion?

21 January 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. Where is Beni village in Myagdi district in Nepal? 2. What is the current security situation in that district and Nepal in relation to the Maoists? 3. What is the background to the Maoists recruiting young people to join them (and fight) and what is the current situation, particularly in Myagdi?

13 September 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. Can you provide an update on the current political set up in Nepal? 2. Any information as to whether Maoists are currently targeting monarchists? 3. Can you locate information about groups and activities of groups in Nepal that were pro-monarchy?

17 July 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nepal: 1. Please provide general information on current violent activities of Maoists against monarchists. 2. What is the role of Maoists in the current Government? 3. Is there any specific information regarding an attack on a school at Pataleswor Primary School (Kavre District) in July 2004?

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

Nepal: 1. Was Bharatput Chitwan an area affected by the Maoist insurgency, particularly in 2003 and 2004? 2. Has the security situation improved since the peace agreement signed between the government and the Maoists in November 2006 and former Maoist rebels were included in the parliament? 3. Please provide some background information about the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party - its policies, platform, structure, activities, key figures - particularly in the Bharatpur/Chitwan district. 4. Please provide information on the recruitment of children

14 May 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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