141 000 people are ‘stateless’ in Namibia

Published: 9/Mar/2023
Source: The Namibian (Windhoek)

by Eino Vatileni

THE Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security is drafting a bill to deal with the plight of 141 084 stateless people in Namibia who are undocumented.

The ministry’s spokesperson, Margaret Kalo, told The Namibian yesterday that those found to be stateless will have their status regularised in terms of a new law to be enacted.

She says currently the country does not have a law that deals with stateless individuals.

Read further: https://www.namibian.com.na/120570/read/141-000-people-are-stateless-in-Namibia

Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Birth Registration, ID Documents and Passports, Statelessness
Regions: Namibia
Year: 2023