Copts in Sudan

Published: 2/Sep/2010
Source: Sudan Update

Extract from background paper on the Copts by AbdelSalaam Hassan (no date): “Before 1989, it was relatively easy for Copts to obtain Sudanese nationality by birth or by naturalisation, under the 1957 Nationality Act. Now they report difficulties with the authorities in obtaining either form of nationality, with consequent problems when attempting to travel abroad.”

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Sudan
Year: 2010