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'I feel that I belong too’ – stateless Roma in Europe

Thirteen-year-old Lirije is a stateless Roma girl who lives in Skopje, in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Like her, more than 75% of the…
/ Inge Sturkenboom, UNHCR
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Denial and denigration: How discrimination feeds statelessness

Ethnic, national, religious and linguistic minorities make up a disproportionate number of the world’s stateless population. While statelessness may…
/ Andrea Spitálszky, Europe Legal Officer, Minority Rights Group International (MRG)
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#RomaBelong – Tackling Roma statelessness in the Western Balkans and Ukraine

“I feel bad because I am from here but they are not giving me citizenship. I feel I don’t belong here. God forbid if I die, they will not bury me…
/ Nina Murray, European Network on Statelessness
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One man’s struggle for an identity

We all know that some ten million people around the world are stateless. Often they are reduced to statistics, case files and quotes. Art can be a…
/ Gerard van Leeuwen, Author