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Heather Alexander
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John Bolton may be the Best Thing that Ever Happened to the ICC
For those of us who have followed John Bolton's long, storied crusade against the United Nations, which he once called the " hopeless captive of Soviet manipulation and Third World radicalism"  it should perhaps come as no surprise that now that he has been...
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Are Americans Prepared for Ethnic Cleansing in the United States?
Hannah Arendt called citizenship "the right to have rights," but it is also the right to be seen as a person by governments, the right to belong to a community, the right to exist in the eyes of the law. Denationalization is often used by governments to mar...
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Who Decides Who is Rohingya?
A computer can’t create identity, only verify it. Yesterday, the UN released a  damning report  alleging the government of Myanmar is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya, a Muslim minority ethnicity living in the Rakhine state near the border with Bangl...
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Venezuelans Living Abroad Can’t Get Their Passports Renewed. They Need a Humanitarian Status, Now.
Missing! Have you seen this booklet? My Venezuelan friend sent me a text message the other day: “Can the UN help me get my passport renewed? Is there some kind of UN passport I can get? Mine expires at the end of the year and I can’t get a new one.” In case...
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There Is a War Coming Over “Birthright Citizenship” (jus soli) in the US and No One is Ready
Most Americans are shocked that 80% of the world’s countries do not let you be a citizen just because you were born in that country. When I traveled to Australia a few years ago while pregnant with my son, a friend, a lawyer no less, joked that if I had my ...
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Statelessness and ISIS
This week, the New York Times published a story on the women and children left behind by ISIS. With the destruction of much of the Islamic State, thousands of women and children have been left in limbo, their countries of origin refusing to take them back. ...
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Ending China's One Child Policy Would Go a Long Way to Resolving Statelessness
According to a noted Chinese expert's recent op-ed in the Washington Post, China may be considering ending its hated one child policy. Among the other abuses well documented by the media is the fact that many children in China are born invisible to the stat...
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Jeff Sessions Makes Himself The Biggest Threat To Women and Gay People Worldwide
Make no mistake: I am dangerous. Jeff Sessions doesn’t look like a dangerous guy. On Saturday Night Live, he is often portrayed as a large rodent, or perhaps a possum; something with a long tail. Or alternatively, as an imp or Forrest Gump. Something annoyi...
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What If Cities Issued Visas? Introducing the City Visa Program!
In
2017, the mayors of 130
cities around the world , including
18 in the United States ,
petitioned the United Nations to
join the forthcoming Global
Compact on Migration. A group of mayors also asked UNHCR for input on the drafting of the Global
Compact on...
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