Essays about: "statelessness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the word statelessness.

  1. 1. Soli, Sanguinis and Sinking States. The legal foundations of upholdning the right to nationality in the event of climate change turning sovereign territories uninhabitable

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Sjöholm; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : climate change; migration; statelessness; nationality; ius soli; ius sanguinis; human rights;

    Abstract : The argument of this paper is that the two main principles of nationality law used by nation states are not designed to handle the possible scenario of states sinking due to climate change. With the consequence of its habitants having to seek haven elsewhere, the focus is to illustrate how the application of the principles ius soli and ius sanguinis stand in relation to the universal human right to a nationality in the event of a state becoming uninhabitable and/or physically extinct. READ MORE

  2. 2. Illegitimate Principles of Exclusion? : The Debate on Denationalization as an Instrument for Counter-terrorism in the United Kingdom.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Cadier; [2019]
    Keywords : Security; terrorism; the United Kingdom; citizenship; legitimacy; British law; Magna Carta; citizenship deprivation; statelessness; denationalization.;

    Abstract : The issue of citizenship deprivation has become an increasingly relevant topic in the struggle against terrorism. It is related to different conceptions of citizenship as well as the question of what is at stake in the process of depriving individuals of it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Refugee or just Stateless? - A Study of International Refugee Law in relation to Stateless Persons and Socio-Economic Deprivation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Marija Pejic; [2019]
    Keywords : public international law; migration law; refugee law; statelessness; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Statelessness restricts the access of many rights, such as education and employment, which leads to many stateless persons finding themselves in socio-economic deprivation. The predicament of socio-economic deprivation can become so acute as to force people to cross international borders to seek protection elsewhere, for example as refugees. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leave No One Behind – But What About the ‘Scum of the Earth’? : A Discourse Analysis Based on Theories by Arendt and Agamben on Rohingya and Statelessness

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Evelina Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Arendt; Agamben; Rohingya; Statelessness; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to understand the situation of Rohingya through the concept of statelessness and to illustrate the importance of citizenship in relation to human rights. The Rohingya minority has for a long period of time been victims of violence and discrimination by the Myanmar government and military. READ MORE

  5. 5. Citizenship in Return for Allegiance - A Study on the Facilitated Naturalization of Undocumented Stateless Persons in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Jennifer Kyllergård; [2018]
    Keywords : folkrätt; public international law; international law; komparativ rätt; comparative law; citizenship; nationality; naturalization; facilitated naturalization; acquisition; stateless; statelessness; stateless person; undocumented; undocumented stateless person; identity; identity requirement; passport; identity document; identity card; denaturalization; revocation of citizenship; revocation; deprivation; Sweden; United States of America; United States; U.S.; Swedish Citizenship Act; Immigration and Nationality Act; right to a nationality; human rights; U.S. Constitution; Bill of Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Following the UNHCR:s launch of the #IBelong Campaign to End Statelessness by 2024 in November 2014, a Global Action Plan to End Statelessness: 2014 – 2024 was adopted urging states to undertake ten actions to end statelessness, including to facilitate the naturalization of stateless migrants. While the facilitated naturalization of stateless persons would certainly reduce the occurrence of statelessness and its consequences, states remain reluctant to lower the standards of naturalization for stateless persons for various reasons. READ MORE