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Egypt: 1. Deleted. 2. Are there any reports which suggest that police will fail to act in relation to crimes against Coptic Christians and would falsify reports about such crimes? 3. What percentage of the population in Heliopolis are Coptic Christians? 4. Is there any information about discrimination in the employment of Coptic Christians in universities and in particular whether there are Coptic Christians working at MUST?

26 July 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. What is the current situation in relation to Coptic Christians in Egypt? 2. Do the authorities offer adequate protection? 3. Please provide any further information you feel may be helpful.

30 June 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide information relating to Coptic Christian monasteries located in and around Aswan, as well as monasteries located to the west of Cairo, in the region between Cairo and the border with Libya. 2. Please provide updated information on the treatment of Coptic Christians within Egypt generally, including by the police as well as by the Muslim population generally. 3. Please provide general information on Coptic Christianity, including its main tenets, practices and beliefs. 4. Please provide information on whether a person released on bail for crimes relating to kidnapping, religious conversion and insulting Islam, would have difficulty departing the country.

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

Egypt: 1. What is the distance between Luxor and Al Qousieh? 2. Please provide as much information as possible on the Evangelical Church in Al Qousieh, including exact location, history, size, activities and the presiding priest. 3. Please provide more information on the Evangelical Church in Luxor, particularly in relation to its size, activities and history (date of establishment). 4. Please provide any further details that may be available, regarding the reported detention and release of twelve evangelical students in Alexandria mentioned in EGY37914 and sourced to the US Department of State.

24 December 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide information on the treatment of Evangelical Christians, particularly those engaged in proselytising activities in Egypt.

17 December 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please indicate whether Evangelical Christianity falls under a particular church (Pentecostal) or other grouping in Egypt. 2. Are there any reports of attacks on Evangelical Christians by Muslims in Egypt? 3. Are the authorities willing and able to protect Evangelical Christians?

1 December 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please give an outline of how the Baha'i community in Sydney is organised. 2. Deleted. 3. Does the Baha'i community provide information on whether a person is a Baha'i and, if so, how the organisation comes to that conclusion? 4. The International Religious Freedom Report on Egypt states that Baha'is in Egypt have had difficulties in obtaining identity documents and that Baha'is have experienced incidents of sectarian violence from time to time. Please provide information on other areas of life in which they do, and also do not, experience discrimination.

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

Egypt: 1. Are converts to Christianity discriminated against? 2. Would the Egyptian Government protect Sunni Muslim converts to Christianity? 3. Would they be able to openly practise their new faith in Egypt?

10 September 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please provide detailed information on Al Minya, including its location, its history and its religious background. Please focus on the Christian population of Al Minya and provide information on what Christian denominations are in Al Minya, including the Anglican Church and the United Coptic Church; the main places of Christian worship in Al Minya; and any conflict in Al Minya between Christians and the authorities. 2. Please provide information on whether the Muslim Brotherhood has a stronghold in Al Minya. 3. Please provide general information on the types of Christian denominations in Egypt, including the Anglican Church and the Coptic United Church, and some details as to the doctrine and practices of these denominations. 4. Please provide information on any Coptic churches or monasteries or retreats in El Tahreer (about 250 km from North Cairo). 5. Please provide information on demonstrations held in Sydney between 2008 and 2010 in support of Egyptian Coptic Christians. 6. Please provide a background and update on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. 7. Deleted.

2 August 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. What knowledge would a deacon and Sunday school teacher have of (i) the Coptic Orthodox Church organisation in Egypt, and (ii) Coptic Christian beliefs and liturgy? As to the latter, would a deacon and Sunday school teacher be expected to know all or some of the matters mentioned in the overview entitled "The Coptic Orthodox Church" posted on the USA Coptic Church website? If not all, what matters could the person be expected to know? 2. Please provide any information on the Virgin Mary and St Gabriel Church in Alexandria. 3. Are there any news reports or other information about forced conversations of Muslims to Christianity? 4. Would the Egyptian media publish a report of such an incident? In all cases, or only in certain circumstances? 5. Where the Egyptian police had detained and questioned a Coptic Christian suspected of involvement in the kidnapping and conversion, would the police always proceed to charge the person with an offence (such as the offence of „sectarian violence‟) or might the police release the person without charge due to lack of evidence? 6. Please provide any further information on the attitude of Egyptian police, security forces, government informants and members of the Islamic brotherhoods towards Coptic Christians who are suspected of (i) assisting Christian converts and (ii) encouraging Muslims to convert.

9 March 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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