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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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Algeria: 1. Please provide information about whether musicians in Algeria are currently targeted by Islamic terrorist groups

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

Algeria: 1. Is there any information on social attitudes to pregnancy outside marriage in Algeria? 2. Is it illegal to engage in sexual relationships outside marriage and are there any consequences for the male?

21 April 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Algeria: 1. Are there any terrorist groups in Algeria that are known for seeking to extort money from construction contractors or small businesses on a routine basis? 2. Do these groups operate in any particular cities/regions in Algeria? 3. Are they still in operation in 2007? 4. On what basis do they target individuals or small businesses? 5. Are Arab Muslim small businessmen in Algeria more likely than other groups within the Algerian community to be subjected to such extortion? 6. What protection, if any, is available from the Algerian authorities to someone resisting the activities of these terrorist groups? 7. How difficult would it be for such people to relocate to elsewhere in Algeria?

19 April 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Algeria: Please outline the demography in Kabylia and in the rest of Algeria (including Algiers), with reference to 1. the Berber population, 2. Berber religious affiliation (Muslim, Christian and other), and 3. identifying Berber cultural features and practices (beyond language). 4. What is the current security situation in Kabylia/Tizi-Ouzou? 5. What are the form and extent of current Berber political/cultural campaigns? 6. Is there any background on the 'Citizen's Movement', post-2001, including its significance as a vehicle for the rights movement and its treatment by authorities? 7. Is there any background on the cultural organisation 'Azru Medyazen', including whether it may attract adverse attention from the authorities? 8. Are there reports of the authorities mistreating Berbers generally? 9. Are there reports of the authorities mistreating Berbers for mere membership of political or cultural groups, or for other reasons? 10. What is the level of violence from Arab Muslims and/or 'Islamic terrorist groups' in Kabylia, specifically against the Berber population generally? 11. What is the level of violence from Arab Muslims and/or 'Islamic terrorist groups' in Kabylia, specifically against Berber Christians and those who associate with them? 12. What is the level of violence from Arab Muslims and/or 'Islamic terrorist groups' in Kabylia, specifically against non-strict Muslims? 13. To what extent do the authorities protect Berbers from attacks from Arab Muslims? 14. Regarding homosexuality, advice is requested regarding legal sanctions. 15. Regarding homosexuality, advice is requested regarding societal attitudes, and other relevant considerations (such as the extent of facilities and support groups). 16. Are there legal, practical or other constraints to a Berber living in another part of Algeria, such as Algiers? 17. Do Algerians have any rights of entry and residence in neighbouring countries such as Egypt and Tunisia? 18. Are there reports on failed asylum seekers returning to Algeria attracting adverse attention from the authorities?

31 October 2005 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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