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The situation of stateless persons in Ukraine: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

“I am not a criminal. I am an educated person, I must have more rights. This detention looks like criminal detention but I am not a criminal”.
/ Ostap Tymchiy, Advocate, Expert on migration at The Right to Protection in partnership with HIAS
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#StatelessKids in Poland – Giving stateless children a voice

Dear Mr President,There are many stateless people living in Poland. They have no chance of a normal life, they cannot access higher education or even…
/ Katarzyna Przybysławska, Director of the Halina Niec Legal Aid Center
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Bulgaria introduces a statelessness determination procedure into national law

On 2 December 2016 the Bulgarian parliament at a final second reading adopted the introduction of a statelessness determination procedure into…
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Improving identification and protection of stateless people in Bulgaria

ENS Advisory Committee member, Cynthia Orchard (Legal Policy Officer at Asylum Aid), delivered a presentation on ‘Establishing Statelessness…
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Helping refugee practitioners working on the Syria crisis to understand statelessness

“A generation of Syrian children who don’t count”, “Refugee crisis creates ‘stateless generation’ of children in limbo”, “A right to exist: the…
/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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Consultation submission on the proposed statute law for a statelessness determination procedure in the Netherlands

Joint submission by ASKV/Refugee Support and the European Network on Statelessness as part of the consultation to the proposed statute law for a…
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Counting down the days in detention: the situation of stateless persons in Bulgaria

Tarek, a stateless person originating from Afghanistan, is counting down the days till 27 November. It's when he will have spent 18 months in…
/ Dr. Valeria Ilareva, Foundation for Access to Rights - FAR
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Facing a lifetime of uncertainty: Protecting stateless persons from arbitrary detention in the UK

“There are no human rights in the United Kingdom”, said Yassin, a stateless Bidoon from Kuwait in his late twenties. He came to the UK in 2007 to…
/ Katia Bianchini, ENS researcher & Max Planck Institute for Religious Studies and Ethnic Diversity (Goettingen, Germany)
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Strengthening legal practice on statelessness in the UK

The UK’s procedure for granting statelessness leave holds out a promise of protection to people who are stateless, but there is a danger that its…
/ Sarah Woodhouse and Judith Carter, in-house solicitors at Liverpool Law Clinic, University of Liverpool
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Proposal for legislation on statelessness in the Netherlands: A bittersweet victory

Six years of research, reports, publications, consultations, advocacy, negotiations,
/ Katja Swider, PhD researcher (University of Amsterdam) and Caia Vlieks, PhD researcher (Tilburg University)
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An Update on Statelessness Determination and Status in the UK - "Need for Fair and Timely Decisions"

Some stateless persons living in the UK face harsh realities. Most stateless people without legal status cannot leave the UK because no country will…
/ Cynthia Orchard, Legal Policy Officer at Asylum Aid
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Bulgaria is introducing a statelessness determination procedure. Or is it?

On the surface, yes, Bulgaria is for the first time introducing a statelessness determination procedure in its national legislation. But scratch a…
/ Dr. Valeria Ilareva, Foundation for Access to Rights - FAR