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Query Responses

Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Bulgaria: The Maksuda, including whether it is a "mahala" in Varna, its location, ethnic composition and surrounding area; whether a particular address is located in Maksuda

26 August 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Update to BGR33185.E of 30 November 1999 on the treatment of ethnic Macedonians and the state protection available to them, particularly in Pirin (January 2000 - February 2001)

8 February 2001 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Procedure being used to replace Bulgarian citizens' internal passports with new identity cards; whether it involves a call-in notice or whether citizens are expected to apply on their own initiative; whether the personal identification number on the internal passport also appears on the new identity cards; whether there is any evidence that the occasion of the replacement of these documents is used to pressure ethnic Turks to adopt Bulgarian names

23 October 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Whether Romani men and women generally dress differently than ethnic Bulgarians do (1999-March 2000)

31 March 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Treatment of ethnic Macedonians and availability of state protection, particularly in Pirin (1999)

30 November 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: The treatment of Arabs by the police and by society; the availability of state protection to Arabs victimized by hooligans (January 1990 - July 1999)

1 July 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Whether a Bulgarian-born ethnic Turk who left Bulgaria for Turkey in 1989, and whose identity documents were not returned by the Bulgarian authorities prior to departure, has the right to reacquire Bulgarian citizenship; whether the reacquisition of citizenship for such a person is influenced by whether the person was forcibly expelled, deported voluntarily, or was minor when his/her family left Bulgaria in 1989 and, if so, in what manner; the procedures to be followed if such a person has the right to reacquire Bulgarian citizenship; whether the reacquisition of Bulgarian citizenship is solely dependent on whether the requirements have been fulfilled, or is also subject to the discretion of the authorities (January 1989 - July 1999)

1 July 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Whether there is any violence within the Muslim population, particularly violence by ethnic Turks against Pomaks (January 1997 - July 1999)

1 June 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Whether the Orthodox Churches of the Bulgarian Patriarchate indicated the ethnicity of parents in baptismal registers in the early 1960s and, if so, whether the ethnicity of the parents would be indicated in a baptismal certificate issued in the Eparchy of Nevrokop in the early 1990s that referred to a baptism in the early 1960s

1 June 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bulgaria: Rallies on 20 July 1994 and in March 1995 of ethnic Macedonians in Gabrovo; the authorities' response to these rallies, particularly with respect to those participants linked to UMO-Ilinden (July 1994 - December 1995)

1 March 1999 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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