Egyptian woman who has joined Israeli army, stripped of citizenship

Published: 21/Jan/2016
Source: Gulf Digest News

The Egyptian Government has revoked the nationality of a female citizen who joined the Israeli army.

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sharif Ismail issued a decree last Sunday sanctioning Dina Mohammed Ali Al-Masry, now known as Dina Ovadia.

The decision was in compliance with Article 16 of the Egyptian constitution, which authorises the Prime Minister to strip citizens who join foreign armies of their nationality.

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Themes: Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: Egypt
Year: 2016