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Arbitrary Revocation of Citizenship in Bahrain

Arbitrary Revocation of Citizenship in Bahrain

Making a person stateless is clearly prohibited by international law. The right to a nationality, which must not be deprived arbitrarily, is enshrined in Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and Article 24 of the International ...

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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 tribesmenwho entered Kuwait overland from where they used to come to spend their business as usual. Those who settled were known as “bidoons”, which ...

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