stateless person


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stateless person

Civilian who has been denationalized or whose country of origin cannot be determined or who cannot establish a right to the nationality claimed. See also dislocated civilian; displaced person; evacuee; expellee; refugee.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.stateless person - a person forced to flee from home or country
refugee - an exile who flees for safety
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It will conclude that a child who is more likely than not stateless at birth should be considered a stateless person for purposes of international protection and receive a mandatory grant of nationality in the place of birth.
They included Saudis, Syrians, Yemenis, an Egyptian, a Lebanese, an Afghan, an Ethiopian, a Bahraini and a stateless person. The arrests came as Saudi, UAE, Jordanian and Bahraini air force jets hit ISIS positions in Syria.
"Every 10 minutes a new stateless person is born," UN refugee chief Antonio Guterres told reporters in Geneva, describing the situation as "absolutely unacceptable" and "an anomaly in the 21st century."
As it turned out, there was no evidence that the accused was an Omani national and he was, in fact, a stateless person living in Kuwait.
It''s loosely inspired by the real-life story of Merhan Nasseri, an Iranian refugee who took up in residence in Charles De Gaulle Airport after his passport and United Nations refugee certificate were stolen, rendering him a stateless person.
The Yemeni, aged 19, allegedly held the student down while the stateless person, aged 23, molested him.
It erodes the quality of life without bringing the stateless person to anyone's priority list.
('1954 Convention') provides that a stateless person is
18.8 Administrative Code of Russian Federation "Violation by a foreign citizen or stateless person of the rules of entry into the Russian Federation or the regime of stay (residence) in the Russian Federation".
Since he was a stateless person, he was sent to Manas airport's secure zone upon arrival to Kyrgyzstan.
In this context, a delegation of the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA) has just concluded a three-week mission in Lebanon.