UK home office Blog

Are Stateless Claimants Disadvantaged Within Asylum Procedures? New Evidence from the UK Context

This blog post introduces new research, conducted as part of the #StatelessJourneys project, into the challenges faced by stateless claimants within…
/ Thomas McGee, PhD researcher at Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness (Melbourne Law School) and the MENA Statelessness Network (Hawiati)
Stateless Kurd from Syria showing his passport Publications

"Credibility Undermined" - Challenges in Determining Country of Origin for Stateless Asylum Seekers: Kurds from Syria in the UK

Research conducted as part of our #StatelessJourneys project reveals that stateless asylum seekers in the UK can experience unique hurdles that pose…
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Webinar Events

WEBINAR: ‘Credibility Undermined’– Challenges Faced by Stateless Asylum Seekers in the UK

On Wednesday 11th October, we launched a new research report exploring the experiences of stateless Kurds from Syria in the UK asylum process.
11 October 2023 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
Sirazul News

Stateless changemaker Sirazul Islam shares his story of statelessness activism in the UK as part of Comic Relief REROOTED project

We are  really proud to share with you the RE-ROOTED exhibition featuring our member Sirazul Islam. Sirazul is a campaigner and a member of the ENS…
EbE News

Refugee Action's Experts by Experience podcast spotlights statelessness

ENS recently partnered with Refugee Action's Experts by Experience podcast to spotlight the issue of statelessness. 
Human X Blog

Talking mental health among Kuwaiti Bidoon living in the UK

In a collaborative workshop in February, Kuwaiti Bidoon living in the UK, researchers and practitioners discussed mental health issues arising from…
/ Andreas Björklund, University of Oxford
UK passport Blog

Shamima Begum: now stateless, but still deprived of her British citizenship

On 22 February 2023 the UK Special Immigration Appeals Commission upheld the UK Home Secretary’s decision to strip Shamima Begum of her citizenship.…
/ Alison Harvey, No5 Chambers and ENS Individual Member
Submission to UN Committee on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights on the UK Publications

Report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the UK on behalf of civil society, prepared as part of the project led by…
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Workshop with Rohingya youth in Bradford Videos

Call me by my name - what it means to be stateless

This poem was created by a group of Rohingya youth in Bradford, in partnership with the British Rohingya Association & the European Network on…
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Illustration of children Publications

Written evidence for the Civil Society Shadow Report of England and Wales to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

This submission of written evidence on the UK will be included in the shadow report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, as…
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BRC Blog

Children born in the largest refugee camp in the world teach us what being stateless means to them

From being born without a State in the world's largest refugee camp to struggling to gain nationality in diaspora communities, statelessness has…
/ Sirazul Islam, Youth Director of British Rohingya Community UK (BRC)
Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash Blog

An update on barriers to citizenship facing stateless children in the UK

This blog provides analysis of recent changes affecting children’s rights to be registered as British citizens with particular focus on fees and…
/ Solange Valdez-Symonds (The Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens (PRCBC)) and Steve Valdez-Symonds (Amnesty UK)