Kenya: Haki na Sheria Initiative v. Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Interior and Coordination of Government and others (Kenyan-refugee children – petition)

Published: 15/Nov/2022
Source: High Court of Kenya at Garissa

This Petition relates to citizenship rights of children born in Kenya of a parent who is a Kenyan citizen and parent granted or seeking refugee status in Kenya. It questions the legality of the actions of the Respondents that impede the attainment of citizenship rights and means to the documents that are integral to the grant of citizenship by the subjects of this Petition or persons similarly situated to them, who are Kenyan citizens.

Download petition: Kenyan Refugee Childrens Petition 15.11.2022 filed

Themes: Acquisition by children, Statelessness
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2022