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Egypt: 1. Please advise whether the treatment of Christian converts in Cairo is any more or less tolerant than in other parts of Egypt? 2. Please advise whether Christian converts living in Cairo rely on the protection of the authorities in that city? 3. Please provide any information regarding the ill-treatment, by authorities in Egypt, of family members (as distinct from the convert) of a convert to Christianity? 4. Is there any information regarding whether Coptic Christians are accepted into the Egyptian police force and if so, what proportion of the police force they comprise? 5. Please provide statistics regarding the number of Coptic Christians and Muslims in Cairo? 6. Please provide some recent information about tensions and conflicts, in Cairo, between Copts and Muslims.

30 November 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide details about the 2008 Abu Fana monastery raid(s) and any action by the authorities since: time of day, scale of attack, duration of attack, profile of the perpetrating party, numbers of people involved, lay people present at the time, etc. 2. Please advise if there has been a series of raids on this monastery or just one in recent times. 3. Deleted. 4. Is it common for Coptic families not to report kidnappings of their daughters/sisters for fear of embarrassment and losing face?

4 November 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Would the state provide protection to a female who is married but is still a virgin who want to divorce her husband? Does it protect wives from violent husbands? 2. What are the divorce procedures in Egypt, including under Shar'ia law? 3. What are the annulment/divorce procedures in the Coptic Church? 4. What are the cultural attitudes to the suggestion of a divorce in Souhag? 5. Would a woman in this situation be a desirable target of Islamic fundamentalists to rape and kidnap? 6. Culturally, are men seen as superior to females?

19 August 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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