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12 Jul 2024

L’objectif de la présente recherche consiste à dresser un état des lieux de la situation sécuritaire au Tchad. Elle porte en particulier sur la période allant de janvier 2023 à mai 2024.

11 Jul 2024

The purpose of this report on Bangladesh is to provide relevant information in view of the assessment of international protection, including refugee status and subsidiary protection. This report intends to capture a selection of the main issues relevant to international protection in the assessment of claims from Bangladeshi nationals.

The reference period of this report is 1 January 2022–15 May 2024. Events taking place after the reference period have not been included.

11 Jul 2024

The purpose of this report on Nigeria is to provide relevant contextual information in view of the assessment of applications for international protection, including refugee status and subsidiary protection. The report provides an overview of the situation in Nigeria in the period 1 January 2023 – 31 March 2024, focusing on security issues and selected profiles relevant for international protection. The report builds upon the preceding EASO COI report Nigeria Security Situation – June 2021.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 3 May 2024. Events taking place after the end of the reference period have not been included.

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Afghanistan

14 January 2021

In deze COI Focus bestudeert Cedoca de prevalentie van corruptie en documentenfraude in Afghanistan. Dit rapport is een update van de COI Focus Afghanistan. Corruptie en documentenfraude van 21 november 2017. Dit document beschrijft de nieuwe ontwikkelingen sinds januari 2018 en concentreert zich op de huidige situatie. Cedoca raadpleegde voornamelijk bronnen gedateerd van januari 2018 tot en met december 2020. Omwille van hun relevantie en voor een goed begrip van de context van corruptie en documentenfraude in Afghanistan, heeft Cedoca ook enkele oudere bronnen geconsulteerd en opgenomen.

Deze COI Focus geeft geen uitsluitsel over de authenticiteit van een specifiek document dat ter ondersteuning van een concreet verzoek om internationale bescherming is neergelegd.

28 September 2020

This report aims to provide information on the security situation in Afghanistan, which is relevant for the assessment of international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection.

This report is an update of the EASO COI report Afghanistan Security Situation first published in January 2015 and updated annually.

This report is the last one of a series of COI reports on Afghanistan published by EASO between July and September 2020.

26 August 2020

The report provides an overview of the state structure, security institutions and state judiciary in Afghanistan. It is meant to be read in conjunction with other 2020 EASO COI reports on Afghanistan, which provide relevant information regarding topics such as customary law and informal dispute resolution, the main insurgent groups, targeted violence, security situation and armed conflict developments, and key socioeconomic indicators.

The report is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on presenting an overview of the state structure in Afghanistan, including governance, corruption, and the latest developments on the 2019 elections. The second part focuses on the state security institutions, their mandate and structure, integrity, and the main reported cases of violations perpetrated by these security forces. The third part of the report provides a general overview of the state judiciary, focusing on its capacity, integrity, effectiveness in prosecution, as well as prison conditions.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 30 June 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

14 August 2020

The purpose of this report is to provide relevant information for the assessment of international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection. In particular, it is intended to inform the update of the chapter on Internal Protection Alternative within the Country Guidance on Afghanistan 2020 update.

The report is meant as an update of the EASO COI Report Afghanistan, Key socio-economic indicators 2019.

After providing some background information on the cities of Kabul, Herat and Mazar-e Sharif and discussing their accessibility, the report looks into several socio-economic indicators. The information is provided for the country as a whole, and where available for the three cities separately. Additional attention is paid to specific vulnerable groups such as IDPs, returnees, women and children.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 27 July 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

 

 

10 August 2020

The report provides an overview of the main Anti-Government Elements (AGEs) in Afghanistan, primarily the Taliban and Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP), with a focus on describing the modus operandi, structure and activities of these groups with respect to targeted killings and attacks on particular profiles.

The report is divided into four sections: Section 1 provides a general overview of the situation relating to armed conflict and AGEs, as well as recent developments on the Doha agreement with the US government and the Taliban; Section 2 provides information on the main points of the structure and modus operandi of the Taliban and main targeted profiles related to this group; Section 3 provides information on the ISKP and main targeted profiles; Section 4 provides an overview of other AGEs operating in Afghanistan, such as Al Qaeda, Haqqani Network and Foreign AGEs.

The drafting of this report was finalised 18 June 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

21 July 2020

This report provides an overview of the pluralistic legal system of codified and uncodified, formal and informal (customary) norms which govern Afghan society. The report also focuses on the topic of land dispute as one of the main sources of conflict in Afghanistan, providing information on formal and informal mechanism of dispute resolution, including Taliban’s involvement in resolving land disputes. Finally, it describes the practices of blood feuds and revenge killing, including customary blood feud resolution and compensation, and prosecution by the state.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 30 June 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

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