Sudan: Mazin Adil Ali Deng and others v. Ministry of Interior and another
Source: Sudan Constitutional Court
Judgement of the Sudan Constitutional Court in which it was held that the children of a Sudanese mother and South Sudanese father who lost nationality on the secession of South Sudan had the right to Sudanese nationality.
The Court judgement includes the following ruling:
« We state clearly and unambiguously that every person born to a Sudanese mother or Sudanese father shall have the right to enjoy the Sudanese nationality in accordance with Article 7 of the Interim National Constitution of 2005 and that shall not be abrogated by law or regulation. »
Mazin Ali Deng vs Minister of Interior (English)
Mazin Ali Deng vs Minister of Interior (Arabic)