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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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South Africa: Treatment of Zimbabwean asylum seekers/immigrants and availability of police protection

10 October 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: Is sexual violence a problem in South Africa? What sort of state protection is there for those who suffer sexual violence and/or rape?

13 May 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: Information on xenophobic violence in South Africa

16 March 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: 1. Please provide information on crime by black South Africans which is directed towards white South Africans. 2. Please provide information on relevant crime rates in Pretoria as compared to other major South African cities to assist me to consider the question of relocation. 3. Is state protection available for whites and white women? 4. Do police have the resources and ability to protect citizens? 5. Is there any information in relation to the claim that "there is a racial war (or genocide) going on"?

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

South Africa: Attitudes of South African government and society towards Zimbabwean migrants

26 January 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: 1. Please provide detailed information on the structure, organisation and effectiveness of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other law enforcement bodies. Please include information on bodies or organisations with responsibility to oversee or hold the police accountable, as well as South Africa's judicial system. 2. Please provide detailed information on measures adopted by the South African authorities to combat family violence and protect victims. 3. Please provide detailed information on whether protection is available to all South Africans, regardless of their race, gender or HIV status. 4. Please provide detailed information on the level of public and private care and on-going treatment available to people with positive HIV status both in rural and urban centres, particularly in Cape Town. Please include information on recent changes in the attitude of the South African government towards HIV sufferers. 5. Please provide detailed information on the attitude of South Africans towards those with positive HIV status. Is there any evidence to suggest those sufferers are subjected to serious harm? 6. Please provide detailed information on xenophobic attacks on South Asians, particularly Indians, and Pakistanis, in South Africa. Please include information on the government's response and whether attacks, if any, have been geographically confined

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

South Africa: Information on the police including availability of protection when complaints are made and the extent of police corruption

30 September 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: Discrimination against homosexuals in South Africa

10 September 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

South Africa: Requirements and procedures for a person born outside of South Africa, where one parent was a South African citizen, to obtain South African citizenship; circumstances under which such a request for citizenship would be denied; whether such a person would need to travel to South Africa or live in South Africa in order to acquire South African citizenship

3 September 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Afrique du Sud : information sur les exigences et la procédure auxquelles doit se plier une personne née à l'extérieur de l'Afrique du Sud, dont l'un des parents est citoyen de l'Afrique du Sud, pour obtenir la citoyenneté sud-africaine; les circonstances dans lesquelles une telle demande de citoyenneté serait refusée; information indiquant si cette personne devrait se rendre en Afrique du Sud ou y vivre afin d'obtenir la citoyenneté sud-africaine

3 September 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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