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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 41st Session of the Universal Periodic Review ‚Äď United Kingdom

This joint submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the United Kingdom, was submitted by Asylum Aid, Liverpool Law Clinic, Roma Support…
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Joint Submission on deprivation of nationality at the 41st Session of the Universal Periodic Review ‚Äď Netherlands

In addition to a submission with other civil society actors on wider issues that stateless people face in the Netherlands, ENS and the Institute on…
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European countries lead the way in problematic practice of citizenship stripping as a security measure

In the decades following World War II, citizenship stripping disappeared as a practice in the West, in no small part because the practice had come to…
/ Laura van Waas (Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion) & Maarten Vink (GLOBALCIT)
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Nationality & Borders Bill Briefing for House of Lords Committee Stage

This briefing concerns Clause 9 ‚Äėdeprivation of citizenship‚Äô and Clause 10 ‚Äėstateless minors‚Äô of Part 1 (Nationality) of the Nationality &‚Ķ
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Citizenship stripping as alternative border control: Syrian counter-perspectives

This blog was first published by Routed Magazine in May 2021. We are re-posting it now to highlight the issues raised.
/ Thomas McGee, PhD researcher in the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness at University of Melbourne’s Law School, Australia
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Expert opinion: How the Netherlands, France and the UK are leaving children stranded at risk of statelessness in Iraq and Syria

Thousands of children associated with alleged ‚Äėforeign fighters‚Äô have been detained in Iraq and Syria since the territorial fall of the Islamic State‚Ķ
/ Professor René DeGroot (Professor emeritus, Maastricht University), Philomène Franssen (Independent consultant), Alison Harvey (Barrister at No5 Chambers) and Dr Rachel Pougnet (University of Bristol)
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ENS and AIRE Centre file a third party submission to the ECtHR on Pham v. UK

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and The AIRE Centre have filed a third party submission to the European Court of Human Rights in the case…
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Russia’s Constitutional Court delivers questionable ruling on nationality stripping

Last month, Russia’s Constitutional Court ruled that there is no lack of clarity in legal provisions that make it possible to strip a person of their…
/ Olga Abramenko, Expert at ADC Memorial
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 39th Session of the Universal Periodic Review - Ireland

This joint submission to the 39th Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on Ireland, was submitted by the European Network on Statelessness, the Institute…
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Shamima Begum Supreme Court judgment: What are the implications for statelessness cases?

Last week, the UK Supreme Court ruled in the case of Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department, in favour of the Secretary of State and…
/ Alison Harvey, No5 Chambers and ENS Individual Member
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Seizing new opportunities to address statelessness in the Dominican Republic

Following a decade of restrictive measures on migration and nationality matters, in late 2013 the Constitutional Tribunal in Santo Domingo issued a…
/ Bridget Wooding - Director, Observatory Caribbean Migrants, Dominican Republic
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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity‚Ķreally? Why France‚Äôs forsaken ‚Äúchildren of ISIS‚ÄĚ* may grow up to view the French Republic‚Äôs values differently.

There are currently an estimated 300 French children stranded in various displacement camps in Northeastern Syria. Deprivation of nationality of one…
/ Philomene Franssen, MA Candidate at the University Of London and Independent Consultant