UNHCR report exposes the discrimination pervading the life of stateless minorities worldwide

Published: 3/Nov/2017
Source: UNHCR

A new UNHCR report warns that discrimination, exclusion and persecution are stark realities for many of the world’s stateless minorities, and calls for immediate action to secure equal nationality rights for all.

More than 75% of the world’s known stateless populations belong to minority groups, the report notes. Left unaddressed, their protracted marginalization can build resentment, increase fear and, in the most extreme cases, lead to instability, insecurity and displacement.

Read further: http://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2017/11/59fc27514/unhcr-report-exposes-discrimination-pervading-life-stateless-minorities.html

 

Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Statelessness
Regions: Kenya, Madagascar, International
Year: 2017