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Liberty News – Four Campaigns: Four Actions

I notice that the Liberty organisation is planning to focus on four new campaigns: For Their Eyes Only No Snoopers’ Charter Common Values Extradition Watch It’s all very commendable but it’s a shame that Liberty still haven’t addressed the ongoing … Continue reading

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15 people deprived of British citizenship

This is shocking (and potentially worrying) news: 15 people have now been deprived of British citizenship including 5 who have been British since birth. Read more: http://www.foreignersinuk.co.uk/news-news-15_deprived_of_british_citizenship_3954.html

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International Women’s Day 2012

It’s International Women’s Day and the UK still discriminates against those of us born abroad before 1983 to British mothers. Will British mothers ever be granted the same rights as (married) British fathers have to pass on their citizenship? This ongoing … Continue reading

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Immigration Decision Provokes ‘Secret Justice’ Fight

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, is in the news because she is refusing to disclose why some immigrants have been refused British citizenship. Her refusal has triggered a legal battle over “secret justice”. This news story in The Huffington Post caught … Continue reading

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Royal Succession Rules: Change Proposed to Correct Gender Inequality

This is interesting (and apropos) news regarding proposed changes to the British Monarchy: Royal succession – Equality and the monarchy: Proposed new rules would give daughters the same rights as sons (link via Economist) It’s incredible that the Government is concerned about changing … Continue reading

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Children born abroad before 1983 to British mothers

The UK still discriminates against those of us born abroad before 1983 to British mothers. Prior to 1983 children born outside of the UK to British mothers but foreign fathers did not have a claim to British citizenship. That right was … Continue reading

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Children born to unmarried British fathers

Children born out-of-wedlock, before 1 July 2006, to British fathers, are completely excluded from acquiring British citizenship by descent. It’s bad enough that the UK discriminates against all those born abroad before 1983 to British mothers (by requiring registration, good … Continue reading

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