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07 Feb 2020

The purpose of this report is to analyse the situation of women in Syria, focusing mainly on the general situation of women in the country while also paying special attention to area-specific features in those parts of Syria under the control of non-state armed groups, information relevant for international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection, and in particular to inform the EASO country guidance development on Syria.

The first draft of this report was finalised on 18 November 2019. Some additional information was added during the finalisation of this report in response to feedback received during the quality control process, until 10 January 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

27 Jan 2020

This report concerns the Syrian territories, which have been outside the control of the Government of Syria (GoS) and returned to GoS control through so-called reconciliation agreements. It explores how these agreements were reached, their consequences for the population of the respective areas, as well as how GoS exerts its control in the aftermath. Not all areas/cities are included, but rather a selection that serves to illustrate the different developments.

The report covers the period from 2014 until October 2019. The drafting of this report was finalised on 1 October 2019. Some additional information was added during the finalisation of this report in response to feedback received during the quality control process until 28 October 2019.

20 Jan 2020

Le présent rapport est une mise à jour du COI Focus daté du 14 juin 2019. Il s’intéresse à l’attitude des autorités congolaises vis-à-vis de leurs ressortissants de retour après avoir quitté illégalement la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) et/ou avoir introduit une demande de protection internationale en Belgique et/ou y avoir séjourné. Le traitement que réservent les autorités aux ressortissants de retour en raison de leur profil politique, ethnique, religieux ou terroriste ne fait pas l’objet de cette recherche.

Le retour dans le pays d’origine doit être envisagé lorsque l’étranger ne réunit plus les conditions requises pour son séjour en Belgique. Ce retour peut être volontaire ou forcé.

Ce rapport couvre la période allant de mai à décembre 2019. La recherche documentaire pour cette mise à jour s’est clôturée le 17 décembre 2019.

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Turkey

13 September 2018

La situation sécuritaire en Turquie demeure principalement influencée par le conflit entre le PKK et les autorités turques. Celui-ci s’est traduit, entre mars et septembre 2018, par des attaques et des affrontements armés entre militants du PKK et forces de sécurité turques dans l’est et le sud-est du pays.

29 March 2018

L’objectif de ce COI Focus est de faire le point sur les conditions de sécurité en Turquie depuis le 12 juillet 2015, date qui annonce la rupture du cessez-le-feu entre les autorités turques et le Parti des travailleurs du Kurdistan (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan, PKK), et plus spécifiquement entre le 14 septembre 2017 (date de la précédente mise à jour) et le 29 mars 2018. La recherche documentaire pour cette mise à jour s’est terminée le 29 mars 2018.

14 September 2017

This COI Focus describes the security situation in Tukey since 12 July 2015, when the cease-fire between the Turkish government and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan, PKK) came to an end, and more specifically the situation between 24 March 2017 (date of the previous update) and 14 September 2017.

16 November 2016

This Country Focus report on Turkey was written at the request of both the European Parliament and the European Council for general background information and more detailed information relevant for international protection status determination and for the assessment of the applicability of the safe country of origin concept to Turkey.

Venezuela

01 July 2019

This COI Focus is an addendum to the COI Focus Venezuela. Situation sécuritaire of 4 April 2019. It sheds light on recent developments in Venezuela, in particular the attempted coup on 30 April 2019 and its political consequences for the opposition movement of Juan Guaidó and for the regime of President Nicolás Maduro. This COI Focus also surveys recently published information on the targets of human rights violations in Venezuela.

The reporting period of this COI Focus ends on 4 June 2019.

04 April 2019

Since 2014, there is a political and socio-economic crisis in Venezuela. The hyperinflation has a serious impact on the possibility to gain access to food, medicines and other basic resources. Venezuela remains one of the most violent countries in the world and is characterized by a massive exodus of its population. From now on, foreign sanctions are aimed at some seventy persons.

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