Diaspora Liberians Overwhelm Of ‘Dual Citizens’ To Reclaim Citizenship

Published: 23/Oct/2021
Source: GNN Liberia

Following the issuing of an advisory by the Liberia Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Republic of Liberia, RL, that Liberians who supposedly lost their citizenship after naturalizing in other countries can now reclaim their citizenship, dozens of Liberians in the diaspora are said to be overwhelmed of the recent pronouncement my the Minister of Justice, Cllr. Frank Musa Dean.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs on September 22, 2021 in which it cited the High Court Ruling and Judgement of December 19, 2019, declaring Sections 22.1 and 22.2 of the Aliens and Nationality Law, title 4 of the Liberia Code of Law Revises, approved May 15, 1973 and published , unconstitutional, to the extent that it does not provide due process before forfeiture of Liberian citizenship…”

The Ministry of Justice in Liberia issued an advisory to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs on September 22, 2021 in which it cited the High Court Ruling and Judgement of December 19, 2019. In that legal ruling Liberia’s Supreme Court “…declared Sections 22.1 and 22.2 of the Aliens and Nationality Law, title 4 of the Liberia Code of Law Revises, approved May 15, 1973 and published , unconstitutional, to the extent that it does not provide due process before forfeiture of Liberian citizenship…”

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Themes: Double Nationalité
Regions: Libéria
Year: 2021