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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 Korea: 1. Is an individual able to obtain South Korean citizenship if their mother was not a South Korean citizen or ethnically South Korean? 2. Would a person with a non-South Korean parent be denied any rights in South Korea or be subject to discrimination? 3. Please give a brief summary of any strikes or protests known to have occurred in South Korea in June 2009 (dates, places, numbers involved, issue etc.).

6 February 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

South Korea: 1. Please send some information on the ability of authorities in South Korea to protect their citizens from criminal acts

10 January 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Republic of Korea: 1. Please provide information about intellectual property law in South Korea. 2. Does Korean defamation law allow for individuals to be charged with defaming public officials or organisations? 3. Would reports of police misconduct be acted on by authorities? 4. Are there reports about corrupt associations between law firms and police, prosecutors and judges in Korea? 5. Deleted. 6. Are there any reports of police using the NSL to target individuals who have been critical of them? 7. Is there any evidence of discrimination in the community of people suspected of having communist sympathies?

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

South Korea: 1. What treatments are available for diagnosed mental illness through the South Korean health system (counselling, medication, institutionalisation)? 2. Are there any barriers to access (e.g. financial cost, limited places for numbers affected)? 3. How are mental illnesses viewed within South Korean culture? 4. Is there any evidence of significant harm being directed at those with mental illness or their families arising from the illness?

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

South Korea: 1. What actions, if any, would the South Korean government now take against a person for visiting North Korea prior to 1997, when it was illegal?

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

South Korea: 1. What is the degree of protection that the Korean authorities provide? That is, the police and judiciary. Basically, how well developed and responsive are Korea's authorities?

23 February 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

South Korea: 1. Please provide a general background history of the Daesunjinrihui religion and its leaders. 2. What are the basic beliefs of the religion? 3. Is there any evidence of crimes committed by people associated with the religion, in particular relating to attacks against former members? 4. If there is any such evidence, please provide examples of such incidents in the past 10 years. 5. If there is any evidence of such crimes, how successful have Korean police been in prosecuting the perpetrators?

22 October 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Soth Korea: 1. Please provide brief references as to the availability of refugee protection in South Korea

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

South Korea: 1. Is there any up to date information on the cult Young Sang Kyo? 2. Is there a problem with "cults" and "gangs" in South Korea? 3. Is the South Korean police force effective and would they investigate claims of violence threatened by cults and gangs?

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

South Korea: 1. Is there a problem with "gangs" in South Korea? 2. Is the South Korean police force effective and would they investigate and take action on claims of assault and intimidation by organised crime gangs and loan sharks?

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

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