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Myanmar: another turn of the screw

Every morning we ask ourselves whether this is real or just a fantasy. The Covid-19 crisis has confined most of us in Europe to our homes, limiting…
/ José María Arraiza, Independent Scholar
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Interview - Azizbek Ashurov, winner of the 2019 Nansen Award

Azizbek Ashurov is winner of the prestigious UNHCR 2019 Nansen Refugee Award for his work to support the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic in becoming…
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Deprivation of nationality on national security grounds in Australia: Part of a wider trend

Citizenship stripping on national security grounds is being used with increasing frequency across Europe. The so-called ‘foreign fighter’ phenomenon…
/ Timnah Baker, Research Fellow, Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness
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Tackling statelessness in Kyrgyzstan and the wider Central Asia region – the importance of networking

Kyrgyzstan is one of the fifteen former Soviet Union republics, which inherited numerous nationality issues following the collapse of the USSR.…
/ Azizbek Ashurov – Director of Ferghana Lawyers
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New academic research centre dedicated to statelessness

The Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness at Melbourne Law School was officially launched on 26 March 2018.
/ Professor Michelle Foster, Director of the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness
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Engaging with the media as a tool for addressing statelessness

Since the beginning of 2017, the Statelessness Network Asia Pacific (SNAP) has partnered with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on a project…
/ Patrick Gifford, Political Science Honours Student at the University of New South Wales and Intern with the Statelessness Network Asia Pacific
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Addressing statelessness amongst women and children in Asia and the Pacific

Women and children are disproportionately affected by statelessness. In recognition of this the Statelessness Network Asia Pacific (SNAP) will…
/ Statelessness Network Asia Pacific
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Creating a regional network on statelessness in Central Asia and lessons from Europe

When Chris Nash, the Director of ENS, called to ask if I was available to represent the organisation in a meeting on statelessness in Almaty,…
/ Allan Leas, Chair of ENS Board of Trustees
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An instant best practice: Philippines’ new Stateless Status Determination Procedure

The Philippines made history this week by becoming the first state in Asia to put a statelessness determination procedure in place. This move follows…
/ Laura van Waas, Senior Researcher and Manager, Statelessness Programme
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While the World Washes its Hands…

Since 8 June 2012, Rakhine State of Western Myanmar has been in flames. Hundreds of stateless Rohingya have been killed, disappeared, displaced and…
/ Amal de Chickera