Bidoons are citizens without identity

Bidoons are citizens without identity

Introduction When the Nationality Law was enacted in Kuwait in 1959, Article 25, paragraph (d), excluded tribesmen who entered Kuwait overland fromwhere they used to come to spend their business as usual. Those who settled were known as “bidoons“, which ...

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Statement – On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

Statement – On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

Democracy is the rule of the people for itself and a form of political rule based on the peaceful circulation of power. This form of government is characterized by free and fair elections, respect of the rule of law and ...

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Citizenship Stripping as a Security Measure: Towards more Inequality?

Citizenship Stripping as a Security Measure: Towards more Inequality?

 Title: Citizenship Stripping as a Security Measure: Towards more Inequality? Organizers: T.M.C. Asser Instituut / Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion Speakers:Dr. Christophe Paulussen, Dr. Laura van Waas, Jawad Fairooz Content: Citizenship stripping as a security measure is increasingly used, but ...

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On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, SALAM DHR: Stop enforced disappearance in Bahrain

On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, SALAM DHR: Stop enforced disappearance in Bahrain

Bahrain’s security authorities continue to use the crime of enforced disappearance as a strategy to spread terror among members of society, to suppress activists and to intimidate people from claiming their rights and to exert political pressure on opposition forces, ...

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