Should the Lebanese Born in Sierra Leone be Granted Citizenship?

Published: 11/Mar/2016
Source: Sierra Express Media

This question has already raised endless reactions among Sierra Leoneans which undoubtedly buttresses its sensitive nature and qualifies the subject as a burning issue.

Before I state my personal position on the issue, there are a number of issues that require clarifications on the question of citizenship as a universal political phenomenon. As we all know, there are no universal laws regarding the issue of citizenship. It is the prerogative right of the people of any sovereign state to promulgate laws including citizenship legislations according to their needs and according to their specific political contexts.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnique/Raciale/Religieuse
Regions: Sierra Leone
Year: 2016