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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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Turquie : information sur le Parti des travailleurs du Kurdistan (PKK), y compris les zones d'activité et les cibles, les méthodes de recrutement et les activités; la réponse de l'État

15 June 2012 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), including areas of operation and targets, methods of recruitment and activities; state response

15 June 2012 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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

Turkey: Peace and Democracy Party (BDP)

20 January 2011 | Publisher: Country of Origin Research and Information (CORI) | Document type: Query Responses

Turquie : information sur le service militaire obligatoire; la procédure suivie par les autorités gouvernementales lorsqu'une personne se soustrait à la conscription, y compris le type de documents produits et les bureaux responsables; information indiquant si les conscrits réfractaires peuvent quitter le pays; information sur les conséquences encourues par les conscrits réfractaires et les objecteurs de conscience

21 May 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: Whether the People's Democracy Party (Halkin Demokrasi Partisi, HADEP) continued unofficially after its ban in March 2003; whether the Democratic People's Party (Demokratik Halk Partisi, DEHAP) or Democratic Society Party (Democratik Toplum Partisi, DTP) were informally referred to as HADEP

9 March 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: The situation and treatment of members and supporters of the Democratic Society Party (Democratik Toplum Partisi, DTP) and the Peace and Democracy Party (Bariş ve Demokrasi Partisi, BDP)

9 March 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turquie : information sur la situation des membres et des partisans du Parti de la société démocratique (Democratik Toplum Partisi - DTP) et du Parti pour la paix et la démocratie (Baris ve Demokrasi Partisi - BDP), et le traitement qui leur est réservé

9 March 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turquie : information indiquant si le Parti démocratique populaire (Halkin Demokrasi Partisi - HADEP) a poursuivi ses activités de manière non officielle après son interdiction en mars 2003; information indiquant si le Parti populaire démocratique (Demokratik Halk Partisi - DEHAP) ou le Parti de la société démocratique (Democratik Toplum Partisi - DTP) étaient non officiellement désignés par l'appellation HADEP

9 March 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Turkey: 1. Please obtain the names of Kurdish tribes and Kurdish languages primarily spoken in Igdir. 2. Please advise the address of the DTP office in Antalya in 2006? 3. Who were the leading figures in the DTP nationally in 2007? 4. Are DTP supporters being targeted for any harm because of their support? 5. Please also provide an update on the current human rights situation for Kurds in Turkey, and how the situation for them has evolved since early 2008 (when TUR32816 was written). Please identify the characteristics among the Kurdish population that continue to attract state-backed harm, and also give some context to this with information on the situation for people of Kurdish background generally

14 September 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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