Blog

“When others are walking, I have to run” – Why more needs to be done to address statelessness in Sweden

The Church of Sweden is highly invested in the work of the rights of people on the move, including those who are considered stateless. We meet and…
/ Erik Lysén, Church of Sweden Director of International Affairs and Johanna Wassholm, Church of Sweden Policy Advisor on Middle East
Blog

In praise of the 1961 Statelessness Convention

It is a lot better to have a stateless person’s travel document than to be undocumented.
/ Alison Harvey, No5 Chambers London; @aliromah
Blog

A rights-based approach to addressing statelessness

To have a right to something - say, food - it not just about having enough of that: a slave can be well nourished 
/ Katja Swider, University of Amsterdam
Blog

Windrush scandal exposes what may lie ahead for children born in the UK growing up without citizenship

Last year, we wrote about the many barriers to stateless children born in the UK exercising their right to register as British citizens. Those…
/ Solange Valdez-Symonds, PRCBC and Steve Valdez-Symonds, Amnesty International UK
Destroyed passport Blog

Citizenship deprivation: differential treatment or discrimination?

After just three months in office, the Netherland’s Minister of Justice, Ferdinand Grapperhaus has already expressed his intention to strip two dual…
/ Sangita Jaghai, PhD Candidate Tilburg Law School