Archives de l'auteur Bronwen Manby

Comores : perpétuité requise contre l’ex-président Ahmed Abdallah Sambi

novembre 24, 2022 6:29 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Comores : perpétuité requise contre l’ex-président Ahmed Abdallah Sambi

Les procureurs des Comores ont requis jeudi une peine de prison à vie contre l’ancien président Ahmed Abdallah Sambi, jugé par contumace pour haute trahison. « Il a trahi la mission qui lui a été confiée par les Comoriens », a martelé […]


L’Apatridie en Afrique Australe Bulletin Trimestriel: Trimestre 3 2022

novembre 22, 2022 9:07 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur L’Apatridie en Afrique Australe Bulletin Trimestriel: Trimestre 3 2022

Le Réseau d’Afrique australe pour la nationalité (SANN), en partenariat avec le HCR, publie un bulletin trimestriel sur l’apatridie en Afrique australe. Le bulletin présente des mises à jour d’organisations et d’institutions œuvrant à éradiquer l’apatridie dans la région et […]


Refugees at risk of statelessness in Zambia

novembre 21, 2022 11:33 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Refugees at risk of statelessness in Zambia

LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – ZAMBIAN authorities have been urged to consider all legal options possible to regularise the status of refugees, including children born there. Gillian Triggs, United Nations Refugee Agency’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, recommended that the government […]


South Africa: Tebogo stateless as Home Affairs denies him his birthright

novembre 16, 2022 5:02 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur South Africa: Tebogo stateless as Home Affairs denies him his birthright

By Masoka Dube Tebogo Khoza from Thabazimbi in Limpopo lives a life of squalor as the Department of Home Affairs refuses to issue him with documentation even though he has proof that he was born in South Africa. Khoza, 25, […]


South Africa: MPs question Home Affairs’ hefty DNA test costs for migrant kids

novembre 16, 2022 4:08 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur South Africa: MPs question Home Affairs’ hefty DNA test costs for migrant kids

By Babalo Ndenze CAPE TOWN – Members of Parliament (MPs) said they’re worried about the high cost of DNA tests that prevent migrants from registering the birth of their children. Lawyers for Human Rights told the Home Affairs portfolio committee this […]


South Africa: Home Affairs Dept “structurally xenophobic”, Parly told

novembre 15, 2022 7:13 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur South Africa: Home Affairs Dept “structurally xenophobic”, Parly told

The Lawyers for Human Rights briefed Parliament’s home affairs committee on statelessness and other challenges faced by migrants Babalo Ndenze CAPE TOWN – Lawyers for Human Rights said on Tuesday the Department of Home Affairs was “structurally xenophobic” because its […]


Significant number of Liberians without birth certificates

novembre 9, 2022 3:10 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Significant number of Liberians without birth certificates

By Lewis S. Teh The Government of Liberia through the Liberia Refugee Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) has alarmed that a significant number of Liberians are without birth certificates. At an official program in observance of the World Day Against […]


Zimbabwean government says to grant citizenship to deserving investors

novembre 4, 2022 6:42 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Zimbabwean government says to grant citizenship to deserving investors

HARARE, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) — Friendly investors will be granted Zimbabwean citizenship as part of the government’s efforts to lure investment, a cabinet minister has said. « President Emmerson Mnangagwa is once again going to make history by making Zimbabwe one […]


Nigeria: Federal Govt, Stakeholders Review Procedure For Stateless Persons’ Status

novembre 2, 2022 1:55 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Nigeria: Federal Govt, Stakeholders Review Procedure For Stateless Persons’ Status

by Tunde Oguntola National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRFMI) and other stakeholders have commenced the review of the draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Statelessness Status Determination (SSD). The federal commissioner of NCFRMI, Hajiya Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, […]


South Sudan: Helping to secure a future, one National ID card at a time

novembre 2, 2022 10:23 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur South Sudan: Helping to secure a future, one National ID card at a time

Refugees returning to remote areas of South Sudan often struggle to get vital nationality documents. So UNHCR is taking the registration process to them. Farmer Juma Alzen Sebil ran for his life when gunmen attacked his hometown in 2016, shooting […]


Stateless SA man left in limbo after parents never registered his birth turns to court for help

novembre 1, 2022 9:13 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Stateless SA man left in limbo after parents never registered his birth turns to court for help

By Zelda Venter Pretoria – A young man left in legal limbo after his parents never registered his birth has appealed to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, for help. The Department of Home Affairs had simply ignored his plight over […]


Decree on Libyan Women’s Non-Citizen Children Fails Discrimination Test

octobre 28, 2022 9:43 Publié par Commentaires fermés sur Decree on Libyan Women’s Non-Citizen Children Fails Discrimination Test

Non-citizen Children of Libyan Women Still Blocked From Citizenship By Hanan M Salah On October 19, the Council of Ministers of the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU) issued a new Decree stating that non-citizen children of Libyan women would be granted “all rights […]