Liberia: Cllr. Seward Cooper Gives Analysis on Dual Citizenship

Published: 6/Jun/2017
Source: Front Page Africa (Monrovia)

Monrovia – The issue of citizenship in Liberia continues to take center stage of the debate as the country heads to elections in October.

From the recent constitution review process, it is cleared that Liberians in the Diaspora support dual citizenship while most Liberians home are opposite to their kith and kin abroad. On the issue of having a racist constitution some intellectuals including Dr. H.B. Fahnbulleh termed our constitution as the most racist constitution in modern time.

One of Liberia’s best legal scholars, Cllr. Seward Montgomery Cooper gave an in depth analysis of citizenship in Liberia.

Cllr. Cooper segmented Liberian citizenship in three parts, the limitation of citizenship to a particular race; Dual citizenship; and Loss of Liberian citizenship.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Dual Nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: Liberia
Year: 2017