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Nigeria: 1. Do Igbos in Nigeria believe in witchcraft? 2. Are there any reports of suspected witches being harmed in Anambra State? If so, by whom and in what ways? 3. Are there any reports of men in Nigeria being suspected of being witches? 4. What is the level of state protection for those suspected of being witches (and harmed or threatened by non-state actors)?

1 June 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Please provide information relating to: (i) Whether a Christian person affiliated with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and who intends to work in the oil industry would be at risk of harm from MEND (a) in the Niger Delta, and (b) elsewhere in Nigeria; a) Whether such a person would be at risk of harm from MEND in the Niger Delta. b) Whether such a person would be at risk of harm from MEND elsewhere in Nigeria. (ii) whether a person who had studied petroleum engineering, but worked in Nigeria in a different field, would be at risk of harm from MEND; (iii) whether such a person is at risk from MEND because he is a member of a well-educated, moderately well-off family and has a father who was a member of the ruling party PDP; (iv) whether the police in Edo State, and in Nigeria generally, would be willing and able to protect such people from the risk of harm from MEND

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

Nigeria: 1. What is the demography of Nigeria by state, and Anambra state particularly? Please provide particular reference to religious, socio-economic, and state protection issues. 2. Discuss the treatment of Christians in Nigeria, and in Anambra state particularly, including the relationship between Christians and Muslims. 3. Please provide any information on the treatment of Nigerian citizens who have returned to Nigeria with a criminal record from overseas

7 October 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. How are kings appointed at village level in Nigeria? 2. What is their role? How much political influence and power do they have? 3. Is the position passed on to father and son only if the son has a son himself? If not, how is the position passed on? 4. [Deleted] 5. [Deleted] 6. Is Ekiti State still part of Nigeria? Who is the current Alara? 7. A brief update on the adequacy of state protection in Nigeria, particularly related to the effective (or otherwise) investigation and prosecution of serious crimes, such as murder. 8. Any relevant information about the Igwe ethnic group, such as whether it is predominant, whether there are any reports of discrimination against people of Igwe ethnicity, and whether local village kings have to be from a particular ethnicity

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

RRT Case No. 0805340

20 November 2008 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Australia - Nigeria

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