ACHPR Comm 97/93_14AR : John K. Modise / Botswana

Published: 6/Nov/2000
Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Summary of Facts 1. The Complainant claims citizenship of Botswana under the following circumstances: His father was a citizen of Botswana who went to work in South Africa. While in South Africa, he married and the Complainant was an issue…

CRC Concluding Observations: Comoros, 2000

Published: 23/Oct/2000
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/15/Add.141 Twenty-fifth session Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties Under Article 44 of the Convention Concluding observations: The Islamic Federal Republic of the Comores Birth registration 27.The Committee is concerned at the limitations in the State party’s birth registration system,…

CRC Concluding Observations: Central African Republic, 2000

Published: 18/Oct/2000
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/15/Add.138 Right to a name and nationality 36. The Committee is concerned at the low levels of birth registration in the State party and at reports indicating that there are financial charges for this service. 37. In light of article…

Libya: Follow-up to LBY35036 of 8 September 2000 on whether a Tunisian who was born in Libya and whose father had been granted Libyan citizenship can obtain Libyan citizenship; if so, procedure; whether he would have to give up his Tunisian citizenship

Published: 3/Oct/2000
Source: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

The following information was provided on 22 September 2000 by the Senior Legal Specialist of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.: The Libyan Nationality Law (Law no 17 of 1554 of 18 April 1954) was enacted soon after…

La Guerre des Chiffres: Une constante dans la politique au Nord Kivu

Published: 1/Oct/2000
Source: L'afrique des Grands Lacs Annuaire

Par Stanislas Bucyalimwe Mararo Abstract In an effort to contribute to a better understanding of the local stakes, overshadowed by regional geopolitics, our reflection turns to an update of a rather old issue, namely, the controversy regarding the number of…