Namibia: Swart v. Minister of Home Affairs

Published: 21/Nov/1997
Source: High Court of Namibia

Swart v Minister of Home Affairs (1 of 1997) [1997] NAHC 2 (21 November 1997) MARITZ, A.J. The applicant is a South African citizen resident in Namibia. He has been so resident since 1982. It is his declared intention to […]

ACHPR Comm 159/96: UIDH and others / Angola

Published: 11/Nov/1997

Communication 159/96 : Union interafricaine des droits de l’Homme, Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l’Homme, Rencontre africaine des droits de l’Homme, Organisation nationale des droits de l’Homme au Sénégal and Association malienne des droits de l’Homme / Angola. […]

What Kabila is Hiding: Civilian Killings and Impunity in Congo

Published: 1/Oct/1997
Source: Human Rights Watch

The Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) and the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL) carried out massive killings of civilian refugees and other violations of basic principles of international humanitarian law during attacks on refugee camps in […]

Cabo Verde: Lei No.36/V/97 – estatuto do cidadão lusófono

Published: 12/Aug/1997

ESTATUTO DO CIDADÃO LUSÓFONO (Lei N.º36/V/97) Por mandato do Povo, a Assembleia Nacional decreta, nos termos da alínea b) do artigo 186º da Constituição, o seguinte: Artigo 1º (Objecto) A presente lei define o estatuto do cidadão lusófono em Cabo […]

CRC: Initial State Report of Chad, 1997

Published: 24/Jul/1997
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/3/Add.50 A. Name and nationality (art. 7) 1. Name 70. In Chad all citizens are entitled to a name and forename. In conformity with article 1 of ordinance No. 3 of 2 June 1961 relating to civil status, the parents […]

State Report of Guinea to the CRC, 1997

Published: 17/Jun/1997
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/3/Add.48. Initial reports awaited from the States parties for 1992 : Guinea. 17/06/97. CRC/C/3/Add.48. (State Party Report) Name and nationality Name 47. Filiation is the subject of an ample provision in the Civil Code. Legitimate filiation is established by a […]

Eritrea Constitution, 1997

Published: 23/May/1997

Article 3: Any person born of an Eritrean father or mother is Eritrean by birth. Any foreign citizen may acquire Eritrean citizenship pursuant to law. The details concerning citizenship shall be regulated by law. Download here.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Zaire (Excerpt)

Published: 28/Jan/1997
Source: UN Commission on Human Rights

E/CN.4/1997/6 Report on the situation of human rights in Zaire, prepared by the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Roberto Garretón, in accordance with Commission resolution 1996/77 Download excerpt related to nationality here.

Constitution of The Gambia 1997, Chapter III, as amended 2001

Published: 16/Jan/1997

Approved by national referendum on 8 August 1996, entered into force on 16 January 1997 (Act No. 1 of 1997). Chapter III of the Constitution governs citizenship. Download: Gambia Constitution, 1997, Chap III, as amended 2001 In addition, Article 62 […]

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