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Shamima Begum Supreme Court judgment: What are the implications for statelessness cases?

Last week, the UK Supreme Court ruled in the case of Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department, in favour of the Secretary of State and…
/ Alison Harvey, No5 Chambers and ENS Individual Member
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Statelessness is back (not that it ever went away...)

Citizenship deprivation and statelessness are very much back in fashion. States increasingly resort to such measures to deal with those returning…
/ Guy Goodwin-Gill, Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales and Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
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Citizenship deprivation: How Britain took the lead on dismantling citizenship

“...although we may ... sometimes persecute people because they are foreign, the deeper truth is that we almost always make foreign those whom we…
/ Bobbie Mills, Writer and researcher in Migration and Politics
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Who are you? - Fraud, impersonation and loss of nationality without procedural protection

The UK divides persons who acquire British citizenship by fraud into two classes when seeking to secure their loss of such citizenship. Where the…
/ Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, London
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UK House of Lords defeats Government on deprivation of citizenship leading to statelessness

On 19 November 2013 Amal de Chickera responded on this blog to the UK Home Secretary’s announcement that she would invite parliament to change UK…
/ Alison Harvey, Legal Director, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA)
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Theresa May but the UK shall not

Theresa May recently announced that she would seek to change UK law so that British terror suspects can be deprived of their citizenship even if it…
/ Amal de Chickera
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UK Supreme Court Delivers Victory Against Statelessness in Al-Jedda Case

Earlier this year, Laura Bingham contributed a blog for ENS on the much talked-about Al-Jedda case, in which the UK Supreme Court was asked to decide…
/ Simon Cox, Open Society Justice Initiative