Stateless Essays

  • An Essay On Stateless People

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    only one specific location. Stateless people reside in everywhere but most of them live in Asia. As in publish researches show some examples of stateless people that some are the Kenyan Nubians living in Africa, some are hill tribes living in the north of Thailand, some are indigenous group in India, some are Dominicans of Haitian descent living in the Caribbean. Most of stateless people are likely to live in one place because of movement restriction forces them so. Stateless people have never left their

  • Essay On Stateless Children

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    but cannot take them because she is stateless and has to work in a local shop. She lacks nationality because her father passed away and her mother left when she was young. Based on the true story we can see how the status of stateless can holding we back to achieve our dreams especially for the youngster. The definition of stateless can be defined as someone who not considered as national by any state under the operation of the law. In a general meaning, stateless is someone who was born without citizenship

  • Difference Between Stateless And Refugees

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    refugees and stateless were nearly coterminous. Both the groups were similarly situated in the history with reference to lack of national protection. However they diverged significantly with refugees being recognized by their reasons to migrate and their statelessness (if existed). Stateless persons were identified as a distinct group who could fit themselves into the narrower definition of the refugee and seek international protection. The Conventions signed for the protection of stateless persons and

  • Multiculturalism In Malaysia

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    Multiculturalism is a term that is being used to describe a society that reflects ethnic and cultural heterogeneity and also to signify an essence of equality and mutual respect between people of different ethnics that living in one nation, in a same society (Tirkkonen, 2009). Malaysia is a multiracial country that is made up by diverse ethnic groups and identities that practice various kinds of religions. Malaysia’s population consists of three major races that include Malays, Chinese and Indians

  • Ethnic Boundaries In Sociology

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    Introduction Views of ethnicity and ethnic boundaries in the sociological literature can be broadly divided into two categories. On the one hand, scholars like Weber ([1922] 1968) focus on the essential characteristics of ethnicity and a set of subjective “beliefs,” collective understandings of a common ancestry and shared culture (385, 389). On the other hand, another category of ethnic boundaries derive from the work of social anthropologists such as Fredrik Barth (1969) who theorizes that

  • Essay On Registration Of Birth

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    The registration of birth is a fundamental rights that every child should get from the moment of their birth. Every children have their right to get protection for growing in a safe and comfortable environment. A child who is not registered at birth will having risk exposed in danger of being denied the right to an official identity, a recognised name and a nationality. A birth certificate is a child’s passport to get protection. Birth registration is the state’s official record of a child’s birth

  • Donald Ross's Theory Of Society In Stateless Society

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    deviants and undesirables part of the very society that supposedly deals with them? Don’t they interact with others? Or are we to assume that “society” in reality means the state and its agents and institutions? Then, what about Social Control in stateless societies? Ross’s legacy is totally confusing and worthless? Ross himself clearly meant it to cover both the formal institutions of the state and all kinds of nongovernmental arenas, some of them at the “bottom” of society. Thus, Ross allowed for

  • Causes Of Statelessness

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    blemish in international law’ were applied to the plight of stateless people. UNHCR was mandated to assist stateless refugees in 1950. While a significant number of refugees and asylum-seekers are also stateless, their numbers are usually reflected in figures relating to refugees and asylum-seekers. During the past five years, 20% of all refugees resettled by UNHCR have also been stateless. UNHCR was mandated in the 1970s to assist stateless people under the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

  • Cause Of Statelessness

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    Universal Declaration of Human Rights confirmed the right of everyone to a nationality. Two supplementary transnational instruments have since been promulgated to enhance protection and reduce statelessness: the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. Their still too limited ratification is a source of concern, stemming in part as it does from a lack of understanding as to the extent of the problem and the severity of the consequences

  • Pros And Cons Of UNHCR

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    In order for UNHCR to carry through with its statelessness mandate, it has been assigned with the mission of protecting and assisting stateless populations, providing advanced legal and humanitarian aid especially in cases where the States concerned fail to do so. Through a series of Conclusions, the UNGA reiterates the UNHCR’s mandate to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness around the world and calls on the agency to work closely with Governments in order to provide technical support and

  • PHD Proposal: Inhumanity Equals Statelessness

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    Up to date, 89 states have adopted by the United NationsConference on the Status of refugees and Stateless Persons which first held in the 1954 and entry into force in June, the 6th 1960 (UNTC 2018).According to UNTC (2018) only 29 states were party to the 1961 Conventionwhich aimed to reduce Statelessness. A number of individuals suffer from the negative

  • Statelessness In Africa

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    Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) guarantees that every child shall has the right to acquire nationality. Enforced together, these provisions guarantee the right to nationality of every child particularly where the child would otherwise be stateless. Also, in the Nubian case, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child held that the obligation of State Parties under the African Children’s Charter in relation to making sure that all children are registered immediately

  • Essay On Statelessness

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    1954 Convention is designed to ensure that stateless people enjoy a minimum set of human rights. Art 1 of the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, 1954 establishes the legal definition of a stateless person as someone who is “not recognized as a national by any state under the operation of its law.” Simply put, this means that a stateless person is someone who does not have the nationality of any country. The exact number of stateless people is not known, but UNHCR estimates that

  • Definition Essay On Statelessness

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    etc. In order to describe statelessness, one needs to understand that there are different types of statelessness. A stateless person is defined stateless by the 1954 Stateless Persons Convention as “ a person who is not considered as a national by any State under the operation of its law”. The Palestinians living on the West Bank is de jure statelessness. If a person is de jure stateless he/she is considered without a nationality "by any State under the operation of its law" (Weissbrodt and Collins

  • Essay On Ethnicity And Racial Discrimination

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    definition of a stateless person is set out under Article 1 of the 1954 Convention relating to the Stateless Persons, according to which, a stateless person is a person who is not considered a national by any state under the operation of its law. Several other definitions in this regard have been coined since the time when the problem was first encountered. A person not having a nationality under the law of any state is called statelessness, apatride, apolide or heinatlos. A stateless person has also

  • Hannah Arendt: The Paradox Of Human Rights

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    based solely on the fact that (s)he is a human. (Alıntı yap birinden)? According to Hannah Arendt, the condition of the stateless and refugees beginning from the end of the First World War show us explicitly the paradox of this discourse, for the refugees had no rights precisely because they were merely human, and had nothing else to hold on. They were not citizens, thus stateless, which meant that they had no rights. In this paper, the paradox of human rights will be discussed from a Arendtian perspective

  • Asylum Seekers In Malaysia

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    compatible with the principles and provisions of the CRC. In addressing the possibility of stateless children, the Government can provide more accessible means of birth registration, logistically and cost wise. All children, regardless of their legal status, must be allowed to be able to access birth registration. Any administrative and legal requirements that can result in children being undocumented or stateless should be revised, and removed. Malaysian parent(s) should be able to confer their citizenship

  • Myanmar Refugees In Thailand

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    problems brought about by the Myanmar refugees and the difficulties face by the Thai Government and various stakeholders to cope with the situation is very obvious as highlighted in this report such as increasing number of refugees to care for, stateless status of the refugees, unsafe camps condition, lack of education and health facilities, vulnerability to exploitation and mushrooming of illegal

  • Discrimination Against Minority Groups In Arab Countries

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    Arab countries is on the increase. Women in the Arab world suffer as one of the minority group that is being suppressed compared to men who are enjoying better rights than the women. Other groups that are suffering from discrimination include the stateless and the refugees. Despite the change in constitutional conditions, attaining equality for minority groups is still challenge. There are several difficulties that minority groups are suffering from difficulties that the constitution has not yet been

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Government

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    government. The government is changeable and it has different forms and these forms can be seen in different states in the world. In my essay Iam going to explain absolute monarchy, constitutional monarchy, democratic republics. Federal states and stateless territories. Absolute monarchy in other words absolutism is when a ruler or leader has ultimate authority to run a state and the ruler ruled by Devine right. Devine right was the claim that a king was given his position by some higher power. The