This document provides a case summary Kuric and others v Slovenia. The case had been brought by eight of the roughly 18,000 people who had been left stateless after the state "erased" their names from the civil registry following their failure to claim citizenship in the months after the country?s declaration of independence on 25 June 1991.
This situation report provides an overview of the violence against and human rights abuse of Rohingya within Rakhine State in Myanmar in June 2012. The Rohingya are a stateless, ethnic and religious minority who were arbitrarily deprived of a nationality in 1982 and have suffered systematic arbitrary and discriminatory treatment in Myanmar for many decades.
This is ERT's letter Mr. Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, Foreign Secretary of the People?s Republic of Bangladesh, expressing concern regarding the closing of Bangladeshi Border to Rohingya Refugees.
This is ERT's letter to H.E. Dr. M. Sayeedur Rahman Khan, High Commissioner of the People?s Republic of Bangladesh in the UK, expressing concern regarding the closing of Bangladeshi Border to Rohingya Refugees.
This is ERT's letter to H.E. Dr. Dipu Moni, MP, Honourable Foreign Minister of the People?s Republic of Bangladesh, expressing concern regarding the closing of Bangladeshi Border to Rohingya Refugees.
This is ERT's letter to H.E. U Nay Win, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the UK, expressing concern regarding the violence in North Rakhine State.
This is ERT's letter to U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, expressing concern regarding the violence in North Rakhine State.
For those seeking greater equality in Kenya, this is a time of hope. In 2010, the people of Kenya seized the opportunity for national renewal presented in the wake of the 2008 post-election violence, and adopted a new Constitution that enshrined a strong right to equality. Coming at the end of a decade which saw the introduction of laws prohibiting discrimination on grounds of disability, race and ethnicity and HIV status, and on a range of grounds in respect of employment, the Constitution marked the largest improvement in Kenya's legal framework on equality and non-discrimination.
In this submission, ERT highlights some of the most significant concerns and challenges with regard to the human rights of stateless persons in the UK: a. The lack of a statelessness determination procedure in the UK; b. Immigration detention practices which do not take into consideration the unique context of statelessness; c. Other human rights concerns, including enjoyment of socio-economic rights.
This is an ERT case summary of the Supreme Court of the United States decision in the case of Flores-Villar vs. United States (09 - 5801).