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Preventing Statelessness among Migrants in North Africa and their Children: Birth registration and ‘legal identity’

“Legal identity” is all the rage in international policy circles. From the target set by the Sustainable Development Goals to “provide legal…
/ Bronwen Manby, Senior Policy Fellow with the LSE’s Middle East Centre
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Introducing the Citizenship Rights Africa website

Readers of the European Network on Statelessness blog may be interested in the newly relaunched website Citizenship Rights in Africa Initiative. The…
/ Bronwen Manby, Senior Visiting Fellow at the LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights
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South African courts confirm the right to nationality of a stateless child - 20 year old legal principle protecting stateless children is finally implemented

On 6 September 2016 a 4 year court battle of a stateless child to access South African citizenship came to an end. Even though South African law…
/ Liesl Muller, Head of the Statelessness Project at Lawyers for Human Rights
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Denationalisation and the politics of citizenship in Zimbabwe

Statelessness as a human rights issue has been neglected across the globe. I tried hard to avoid beginning this post restating something which has…
/ Marina Lourenço