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Without a nationality but not stateless: the recent judgment of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in a case concerning the nationality status of a refugee originating from Western Sahara

In August 2021, the Swiss Supreme Federal Court, the highest judicial authority in Switzerland, issued a decision concerning the nationality status…
/ Cecilia Manzotti – PhD candidate, University of Sussex
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“You must belong to a state, you did not just fall from the sky!”

UNHCR launched the #IBelong campaign in November 2014 with the goal to end statelessness by 2024. Within this context, the UNHCR Office for…
/ Anja Klug, Head of Office at UNHCR Office for Switzerland and Liechtenstein
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Switzerland received recommendations on statelessness at its third Universal Periodic Review

On 9 November 2017, the situation in Switzerland was reviewed during the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations Human…
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Civil society asks the Human Rights Council to hold Switzerland to account on statelessness

In November 2017, Switzerland will come before the UN Human Rights Council for Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
/ Nina Murray, European Network on Statelessness and Barbara von Rütte, humanrights.ch
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 28th Session of the Universal Periodic Review - Switzerland

This submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in relation to statelessness in Switzerland was submitted by Humanrights.ch, the Institute on…
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