Op-ed: Are amendments to Egypt’s nationality law in line with the constitution?

27 September 2017
According to the author amendments to the law governing Egyptian citizenship approved by the Cabinet last Wednesday open the door on an unprecedented legal situation in Egypt: Egyptians without the nationality of any state and therefore without legal rights. While people may be left “stateless” by migration, war, political strife or malleable borders, those in Egypt would see citizen rights previously granted to them at birth or at a later point evaporate through legislation, rendering their presence in Egypt “illegal.”
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