17 November 2014

Thematic Focus: Statelessness


Kim v Russia: The Unlawful Detention of Stateless Persons in Immigration (ENS Blog, Oct. 2014) [text]

Litigating Strategically: Stateless Children Born in the EU (ENS Blog, Nov. 2014) [text]

Map: Every 10 Minutes, a Stateless Baby is Born (Washington Post's Worldviews Blog, Nov. 2014) [text]

"The New Unpeople: Statelessness as Punishment against Political Dissent in the Gulf," The Economist, 15 Nov. 2014 [text]

Out of the Shadows: The Treatment of Statelessness under International Law (Chatham House, Oct. 2014) [text]

"Proposal for an EU Directive on the Identification of Statelessness and the Protection of Stateless Persons," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 53 (Nov. 2014) [full-text]

Statelessness in West Africa (KORA Blog, Nov. 2014) [text]

Reactions to IACHR judgment and subsequent DR ruling (in chronological order):
- RFK Center Welcomes Landmark Ruling on Dominican Nationality in Inter-American Court (RFK Center, 23 Oct. 2014) [text]
- Inter-American Court Condemns Unprecedented Situation of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic (Statelessness Programme Blog, 27 Oct. 2014) [text]
- Ruling by Dominican Republic Constitutional Court Threatens Access to International Justice for Victims of Human Rights Violations (JRS USA, 6 Nov. 2014) [text]
- Flawed Ruling in the Dominican Republic Threatens Human Rights Protections (Open Society Foundations, 8 Nov. 2014) [text]

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Responses to UNHCR's 10-year plan for ending statelessness:
- An Ambitious Plan to End Statelessness (IRIN, Nov. 2014) [text]
- Can We End Statelessness in a Decade? (Thomson Reuters Foundation, Nov. 2014) [access]
- Finding a Home for Stateless People is Easier Said than Done (The Conversation, Nov. 2014) [text]
- How Will the UNHCR’s Statelessness Campaign Affect Africa? (African Arguments Blog, Nov. 2014) [text]
- Why a Campaign to End Statelessness Matters (Inst. on Statelessness & Inclusion, Nov. 2014) [text]

UNHCR's statelessness research award recipients:
Helen Brunt
Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Fact-Finding Project
Maria Jose Recalde Vela
Jason Tucker
Caia Vlieks

Web site:

Stateless Voices [access]
- Produces films depicting lives of stateless people in Europe and the U.S.

Related posts:
- News: UNHCR's Campaign to End Statelessness (3 Nov. 2014)
- Thematic Focus: Statelessness (23 Oct. 2014)

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