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RRT Case No. 1312074

26 September 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Kurd - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Social group discrimination | Countries: Australia - Turkey

RRT Case No. 1311342

14 January 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Kurd - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Protests / Demonstrations / Riots / Civil unrest - Refugees - Terrorism | Countries: Australia - Turkey

RRT Case No. 1203396

11 October 2012 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Alevis - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Kurd - Minorities - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Religious discrimination - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Australia - Turkey

Turkey: 1. Please provide an update on the situation of Kurds and Alevis in Turkey. 2. Is there any available information about a ceremony to unveil a statue of Seyid Riza in Dersim (Tunceli) in August 2010? 3. Is there any information about recent (since 2008) incidents involving Kurds or Alevis in Erzincan? 4. Do Kurds generally have difficulty getting passports in Turkey and is it common to be able to bypass the usual channels by paying for a passport?

13 March 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: 1. Please advise whether official records of birth and marriage in Turkey are unreliable. 2. What is the current treatment of Kurdish people in Istanbul? In the rest of Turkey? Do they have state protection? 3. Please provide information (including policies) about the HADEP and the DTP. How are members treated by the Turkish government? 4. Are there reports of assaults/rapes by government officers/police against Kurdish women? 5. Information about relocation? Is a Kurdish accent recognisable throughout Turkey?

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

RRT Case No. 1010708

15 April 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Kurd - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Racial / Ethnic persecution | Countries: Australia - Turkey

Turkey: 1. Please provide background on the history and characteristics of the Kurdish people in Gaziantep. 2. Please provide information on the treatment of Kurds in Turkey generally, and in Kurdish Hill a suburb of Gaziantep. Are they at risk of being harassed or ill-treated because they are characterised as being terrorists? 3. Please provide information on the major political parties in Turkey and in particular whether there are "pro-Kurdish parties". 4. Are Kurdish people prevented from speaking their native language? 5. Please provide information on the HADEP and whether a member of the Youth Branch of that party is likely to be targeted for harm. 6. Please provide information on Newroz Celebrations and is there information that anyone was beaten by police at the 2000 Newroz Celebrations? 7. Please confirm whether the HADEP was banned by the Turkish Court of Constitution and DEHAP became the new party for Kurds? 8. Is there any information to suggest that a Kurd in Turkey might be terminated from employment because of their political activities? 9. Is there information to suggest the police had members of the DTP under surveillance during the general election of July 2007? 10. Is there any information that the police raid the houses of members of the DTP and that the police take such members to the anti-terror unit of police headquarters? Is there any evidence that the police torture people when they interrogate them? 11. Is there any information indicating that towards the end of January 2010, police arrested many Kurds in Gaziantep and that they were tortured and threatened with killing if they did not cease their political activities? 12. Is there information that the police try to target political activists using "fascist" groups

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

RRT Case NO. 1009727

17 February 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Kurd - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription | Countries: Australia - Turkey

RRT Case No. 1003878

9 August 2010 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Kurd - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution of family members - Political parties - Racial / Ethnic persecution | Countries: Australia - Turkey

RRT Case No. 0905517

25 February 2010 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Kurd - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Racial / Ethnic persecution | Countries: Australia - Turkey

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