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Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre

The Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) is an independent library and research service which is provided under the aegis of the Irish Legal Aid Board. The RDC provides services primarily, though not exclusively, to Irish governmental organisations involved in the asylum process and to private legal practitioners associated with these organisations. Members of the public and other agencies may use the RDC to conduct their own research.  Website: www.legalaidboard.ie
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Russian Federation: Information on the steps taken by the government to combat racism, particularly against Africans

2 September 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Afghanistan: Recent information relating to the treatment of Hazara people by other ethnicities and by the authorities. Is there discord between Hazaras and Pashtuns and do the authorities assist Hazara people or do they show preferential treatment to others?

16 August 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Ethiopia: Whether persons of Oromo ethnicity are subjected to harm, ill-treatment and/or discrimination by the authorities in Ethiopia. Whether persons of Oromo ethnicity are perceived by the Ethiopian authorities as being members and/or supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF). Whether members/supporters or perceived members/supporters of the OLF are subjected to harm and/or ill-treatment by the authorities in Ethiopia

25 March 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

China: Information regarding any problems faced by failed asylum seekers upon their return to China. Is there an increased risk for members of the Uighur ethnic group?

9 December 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Afghanistan: Treatment of Hazara by government forces, November 2009 - November 2010

7 December 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Sri Lanka: 1. What is the current treatment by the Sri Lankan authorities of Tamils who the authorities believe were involved with the LTTE? 2. Are the Sri Lankan authorities still holding any LTTE members/suspected members prisoner 3. Do the Sri Lankan authorities consider Tamils who contribute/used to contribute to Tamil newspapers/publications to be linked to the LTTE?

22 October 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. The similarities (if any) between Urhobo (alternatively "Sobo") and Itsekiri (alt. "Isekiri"; "Ishekiri"; etc.) language; 2. The similarities (if any) between Urhobo and Itsekiri ethnicities/cultures/customs; 3. The distribution of Urhobo and Itsekiri populations; including whether these groups live in the same towns/regions of Nigeria; 4. Whether there is any information on whether Itsekiri speakers can or do speak Urhobo, and vice versa. 5. Whether there is conflict/co-operation between Urhobo and Itsekiri people (groups or individuals), and to what extent

22 October 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

China: Information on the treatment of the Uighur people in China. Reports relating to discrimination against this ethnic group. Reports relating to the treatment of people who actively campaign for the rights of the Uighur people

7 October 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Côte d'Ivoire: Information required on the Jula ethnic group: its traditions, culture, society, membership, history and situation in Côte d'Ivoire? Information on the treatment of those who are members or are perceived to be members of the group by the government and/or society. Are they being discriminated against, by other groups in Côte d'Ivoire? NGOs working with and supporting the Jula ethnic group. Would police provide protection/services to a member of the Jula experiencing problems due to his ethnicity?

7 September 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Somalia: Whether Mogadishu is an ethnically mixed city and whether Medina in Mogadishu is a predominantly Reer Hamar area

9 July 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

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