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India: 1. Please provide background information on AISSF and any ill-treatment of its members by the authorities in India. 2. Is there a link between AISSF and followers of Khalistan? 3. Is there any evidence that members of AISSF are targeted by the authorities for having links with the Pakistan ISI?

18 January 2012 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Afghanistan: 1. Please provide any evidence of the targeting for harm by Islamic fundamentalists or individuals identified as pro-Western or as selling Western-style goods in Afghanistan and Kabul in particular. 2. Please provide evidence of what state protection the Afghan government is currently able to provide in Kabul, including the operations of the Afghan police and international forces.

18 August 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Egypt: 1. Please find out whether charges of setting fire to a mosque would usually be heard in absentia if the defendant was outside the country. Also, is a sentence of one year for this alleged offence in the usual range? Would the defendant have any right of appeal against his conviction in absentia and what would be the appeal period? 2. Please advise whether it is usual for local congregations to construct mosques, or is there some central authority.

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

China: 1. Are there any reported instances of selective enforcement of the PFP Law? 2. Are there any reported instances of unduly harsh punishment for breaches of the PFP Law? 3. Are Hebei Population and Family Planning implementation details (Promulgated 14 September 2004, Effective 1 November 2004) and Hebei Population and Family Planning Ordinance (Promulgated 18 July 2003, Effective 1 October 2003) still current?

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

South Korea: 1. Please send some information on the ability of authorities in South Korea to protect their citizens from criminal acts

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

South Africa: 1. Please provide detailed information on the structure, organisation and effectiveness of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other law enforcement bodies. Please include information on bodies or organisations with responsibility to oversee or hold the police accountable, as well as South Africa's judicial system. 2. Please provide detailed information on measures adopted by the South African authorities to combat family violence and protect victims. 3. Please provide detailed information on whether protection is available to all South Africans, regardless of their race, gender or HIV status. 4. Please provide detailed information on the level of public and private care and on-going treatment available to people with positive HIV status both in rural and urban centres, particularly in Cape Town. Please include information on recent changes in the attitude of the South African government towards HIV sufferers. 5. Please provide detailed information on the attitude of South Africans towards those with positive HIV status. Is there any evidence to suggest those sufferers are subjected to serious harm? 6. Please provide detailed information on xenophobic attacks on South Asians, particularly Indians, and Pakistanis, in South Africa. Please include information on the government's response and whether attacks, if any, have been geographically confined

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

India: 1. What is the definition of domestic violence in Indian law? 2. Can men, by definition, be subjected to domestic violence, and therefore claim protection though the legal system from domestic violence? 3. What does country information indicate about the prevalence of domestic violence against men in India? 4. Is there information that raises the issue of discrimination against Indian men who have brought shame upon their wives' families? 5. What country information is available concerning false dowry cases being brought against husbands or men in India? 6. Does the information provide the motivation behind such cases: e.g. revenge, retribution, an illegal means of making money? 7. Does the information indicate that a man subjected to serious harm by his wife's family would be unable to seek redress against the perpetrators of the harm he fears through the Indian police and legal system? 8. Does country information indicate that a man who has had a false dowry case brought against him would be unable to seek redress against the perpetrators of the harm he fears through the Indian police and legal system? 9. Is there information available that people would not be able to obtain police protection if they are poor and cannot bribe police?

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

Myanmar: 1. Is Post aware of any allegations of spying for the UK made against locally-engaged staff in the British Embassy in Yangon between 2004 and 2008? 2. Is Post aware of whether locally engaged staff in the British Embassy in Yangon suffered intimidation or harm by the junta, the USDA, the Swan Arr Shin, etc, due to their employment at the British Embassy? 3. Is the Post aware of whether locally engaged staff in the British Embassy in Yangon experienced extreme difficulty obtaining documents from Burmese authorities in order to depart Burma between 2004 and 2008?

21 December 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Guinea: 1. What are the protections available and enforced to protect defaulting or tardy debtors from their creditors in Guinea? 2. Please advise whether there was a coup in Guinea in December 2008? What is the situation with law and order in Guinea? 3. Please advise whether the constitution, parliament, the Supreme Court and justice have all been suspended since 23 December 2008. 4. Is there any confirmation that there is a lack of law and order and that "everyday you find dead men in the street"? 5. Is there any information about the level of resourcing by the government in Guinea for police, and that because the police don't have petrol in their cars they won't protect citizens? 6. Please provide information about the general level of employment in Guinea and for mining engineers specifically?

1 December 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Fiji: 1. Please advise whether there are incidents of domestic or family violence where an Indian-Fijian Muslim female in a relationship with an Australian Christian would be in danger from her family. 2. Please provide information as to whether the authorities, including the Police, are willing and able to provide assistance to women in these circumstances. 3. Is there recourse to the Courts?

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

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