National Documentation Packages (NDP) are lists of public documents that provide information on country conditions. Updates occur on a regular basis.
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December 22, 2020, the Chairperson identified the following Refugee Appeal Division decision as being a Jurisprudential Guide.
July 6, 2018, the Chairperson identified the following Refugee Appeal Division decision as being a
The country documentation referenced in each of these decisions has been included in s.16 of the updated National Documentation Packages published on July 10, 2018.
July 20, 2017, the Chairperson identified the following Refugee Appeal Division decision as being
The country documentation referenced in each of these decisions has been included in s.16 of the updated National Documentation Packages published on July 20, 2017.
30 June 2021
United Nations. Joint Logistics Centre.
DFAT Country Information Report: India
India. The World Factbook.
Présentation de l'Inde
France. Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international.
India: Status of political parties in different states (as of March, 2020)
Country Background Note. India. Version 1.0.
Kashmir: Background, Recent Developments, and U.S. Policy
BTI 2020 Country Report — India
Country Policy and Information Note. India. Medical and healthcare provision. Version. 1.0
India. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2020.
India. Amnesty International Report 2020/21: The State of the World's Human Rights.
India. World Report 2021: Events of 2020.
India. Freedom in the World 2021.
Indian Kashmir. Freedom in the World 2021.
India: Abuses Persist in Jammu and Kashmir
United Nations Documents Related to Housing and Land Rights in India
The Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act 57 of 1955, dt. 30-12-1955) [As amended by Citizenship (Amdt.) Act, 2019 (47 of 2019), dt. 12-12-2019]
Changes to India's Citizenship Laws. In Focus.
The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019
India. U.S. Visa: Reciprocity and Civil Documents by Country.
Passport Services Overview
Indian States' Elections
4 - List of Successful Candidates. General Elections, 2019.
Political Parties in India
India's 2019 National Election and Implications for U.S. Interests
The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
Center for Reproductive Rights; Centre for Law and Policy Research
“No #MeToo for Women Like Us”
Country Policy and Information Note. India: Sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Version 4.0.
Living with Dignity: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity-Based Human Rights Violations in Housing, Work, and Public Spaces in India
India's Transgender Rights Law Isn't Worth Celebrating
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019
India. 2020 Crime and Safety Report: Chennai.
India. Country Reports on Terrorism 2019.
India: Tier 2. Trafficking in Persons Report 2020.
India. 2020 Crime and Safety Report: Kolkata.
India. 2020 Crime and Safety Report: New Delhi.
India. 2020 Crime and Safety Report: Mumbai.
India. 2020 Crime and Safety Report: Hyderabad
India (non-Kashmir) & Kashmir. CrisisWatch 2021.
Data on Police Organizations (As on January 1, 2020)
Status of Policing in India Report 2019: Police Adequacy and Working Conditions
Common Cause; Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
India Justice Report 2020: Ranking States on Police, Judiciary, Prisons and Legal Aid
Dissent Is ‘Anti-National' in Modi's India
India. Freedom on the Net 2020.
India: Journalists Covering Farmer Protests Charged
India. International Religious Freedom Report 2019.
India. United States Commission on International Religious Freedom 2020 Annual Report.
India. The Indigenous World 2020.
Behind India's citizenship clash, fear and uncertainty for two million in limbo
“Shoot the Traitors” Discrimination Against Muslims under India's New Citizenship Policy
India. World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples.
India: Government Policies, Actions Target Minorities
Inde. Le régime juridique des Tibétains.
France. Office français de protection des réfugiés et apatrides.
Deprivation by Design: An Assessment of the Long-term Impacts of Forced Relocation from Porur Lake, Chennai
Ruling Parties in different States of India
India. Human Rights in Asia-Pacific: Review of 2019.
India. World Report 2020: Events of 2019.
India. Freedom in the World 2020.
Indian Kashmir. Freedom in the World 2020.
Data on Police Organizations (As on January 1, 2019)
Kashmir. CrisisWatch 2021.
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