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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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Turquie : information sur la situation des alévis (2005-mai 2008)

27 May 2008 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: Situation of women who wear headscarves

20 May 2008 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turquie : information sur la situation des femmes qui portent le voile

20 May 2008 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: Airport security screening for departing international flight passengers

3 April 2008 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turquie : information sur le contrôle de sécurité dans les aéroports pour les passagers en partance à bord de vols internationaux

3 April 2008 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: 1. Please provide information on state protection for women in Turkey who fear honour killings. 2. How do the police in Turkey respond to threats of honour killings? 3. Please provide information on the Safi sect of Islam in Turkey. 4. Is the Safi sect of Islam present in eastern Turkey? 5. If so, what is its level of influence compared to other Islamic sects in eastern Turkey? 6. Is there information on the system of honour known as Tore in Turkey? 7. Is there a link between the Safi sect of Islam and the Tore system of honour in Turkey? 8. Would a woman under threat of honour killing in Istanbul be able to safely relocate to eastern Turkey?

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

Turkey: 1. Please provide background information on Nur Cemaat, particularly its religious and political profile. Is it opposed to the Turkish constitution? 2. Is there a formal network or any registration of members? 3. Do its members observe particular Islamic forms such as religious practice, headscarves and beards? 4. Do the Turkish authorities place restrictions on it? In particular, what is the recently reelected government's relationship with it? 5. Are there reported incidents of Nur Cemaat being pressured or harshly treated? 6. Are there laws in Turkey to prevent anti-Kemalist speeches, etc., and are they enforced against Islamic groups? 7. Please provide any background on Mehmet Kutlular. 8. Are there reports of Encyclopedia of Recent History (Yakin Tarih Ansiklopedisi), or similar anti-Kemalist publications? 9. Are there reports of government action against people distributing such material? 10. If so, do reports of official action refer to formal charges, imprisonment and seizure of passports and/or informal measures such as detention and warnings? 11. Are there any associated Turkish groups in Australia?

21 August 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: 1. Please provide details of any evidence of the treatment of people of Arab ethnicity in Turkey, including any evidence of discrimination or persecution of people of Arab ethnicity. 2. Is there any evidence to suggest that the treatment of ethnic Arabs in Turkey has changed over the past few years, whether as a result of Turkey's attempts to join the EU or otherwise. 3. Please provide any evidence relating to the treatment of persons of Arab ethnicity in the self-proclaimed TRNC region of Cyprus, including any evidence of discrimination or harassment on the basis of Arab ethnicity

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

Turkey: 1. What is the current treatment of Kurds by the Turkish government/authorities? 2. What treatment is given to Kurds perceived as being connected with the PKK at the current time? 3. Are Alevis currently able to freely practice their religion in Turkey? 4. Please provide information on the treatment of a returnee whose immediate family have been found to be refugees

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

Turquie : information sur le traitement réservé par la société turque aux gays, aux lesbiennes et aux transsexuels; traitement réservé par les autorités; législation, protection et services offerts

11 June 2007 | Publisher: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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