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Protecting the Rights of the Rightless: The UN Human Rights Committee and the Right to Acquire a Nationality under International Law

On December 28, the UN Human Rights Committee published its views in a ground-breaking case (Communication n. 2918/2016, CCPR/C/130/D/2918/2016), finding that the Netherlands had violated a child's right to…

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Repatriating the Children of Foreign Terrorist Fighters and the Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights

UPDATE: The CRC admissibility decision referred to in the post is no longer publicly available via ODS. I am unsure as to why that’s the case. Readers can find…

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Nationality as we know it? – A note on the genuine link

The Nottebohm judgement is probably one if not the best-known case of the ICJ. Ever since its release in 1955 the tune of a genuine link has…

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CERD Reaches Historic Decisions in Inter-State Communications

On 29 August 2019, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) concluded its 99th session, in which it reached a historic decision on jurisdiction and…

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Passportisation: Risks for International Law and Stability – Response to Anne Peters

Introduction Anne Peters’ EJIL Talk! blog post Passportization: Risks for International Law and Stability regarding actions of the Russian Federation as regards applications for Russian nationality…

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Passportisation: Risks for international law and stability – Part I

I. Fast track to Russian nationality On 24 April 2019, the Russian President issued an Executive Order identifying groups of persons entitled to a “fast-track procedure” when…

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Foreign Office Certificates and Diplomatic Immunity in the Assange Affair

The Assange saga continues with recent decisions in the English Courts upholding the warrant for Julian Assange’s arrest. Dapo’s recent post on…

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