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A victory for human rights in Zhao v. the Netherlands (the ‘Denny case’): Nationality from birth, without exceptions

In its first-ever decision on the right to nationality, issued in late December, the UN Human Rights Committee calls on the Netherlands to enact a…
/ By Laura Bingham, Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) and Jelle Klaas, Public Interest Litigation Project of the International Commission of Jurists (NJCM)
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Joint alternative report on Serbia to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Alternative report on Serbia prepared by Praxis, the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, the European Network on Statelessness and the European…
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Using the UN Human Rights Special Procedures to address statelessness

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have not to date made as much use as they could of the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures to raise and…
/ Rachel Brett
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Setting the bar higher - The UNHCR NGO Consultations and getting serious about eradicating statelessness

A couple of weeks ago on this site I wrote about the potential for this year’s UNHCR NGO Consultations to act as a springboard for the adoption of…
/ Chris Nash, International Protection Policy Coordinator at Asylum Aid
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The UN adopts a new resolution on the right to nationality

Yesterday the UN’s Human Rights Council—a body responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world—passed an important resolution…
/ Katrine Thomasen & Sebastian Kohn