Posts Tagged ‘citizenship’

Israel to expedite citizenship process for East Jerusalem Palestinians

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Israel eases path to citizenship for 20,000 East Jerusalem Palestinians

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Buying EU citizenship: What are golden passports and visas and how do they work?

The EU is taking action against two member states, Cyprus and Malta, over their investor citizenship schemes. These schemes essentially allow people to buy their way into citizenship, without having any real links to the country or even having to reside there. With this citizenship comes the benefits enjoyed by any other citizen of an […]

Muslim Man Denied Citizenship in Germany After Refusing to Shake Woman’s Hand

    A 40-year-old Lebanese doctor, who has lived in Germany since 2002, applied for the country’s citizenship through naturalization in 2012, thus agreeing to sign a declaration of loyalty to the German constitution and denouncing extremism. The Administrative Court of Baden-Württemberg ruled to deny German citizenship to a Muslim man from Lebanon who says […]

U.S. court upholds citizenship for twin son of Israeli-American same-sex couple

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Palestinian refugee receives Spanish citizenship after discovering Jewish Sephardic roots

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Americans Renounce Citizenship in Record Numbers

Americans are ditching their US citizenship in droves thanks to an unbearable political atmosphere and the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, new research shows, indicating that both residents and expats are cutting ties in record numbers. More than 5,800 Americans renounced their citizenship in the first half of 2020, according to a report by Bambridge Accountants New […]

Muslim woman who refused handshake denied French citizenship

France’s highest administrative court has upheld a decision to deny a French passport to an Algerian Muslim who refused to shake hands with officials during her citizenship ceremony, according to a ruling seen by AFP Thursday. The woman argued that her “religious beliefs” prevented her from shaking hands with a senior official […]

British ISIS torturers ‘regret’ beheadings but say revoking citizenship ‘unfair’

     Two British ISIS members have described their brutal execution of hostages as “regrettable.” The men also said that the British government’s decision to revoke their citizenship denied them the chance of a fair trial. El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Amon Kotey were allegedly part of a four-member Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS/ISIL) […]

Putin suggests ‘Jews with Russian citizenship’ were the ones behind US ‘election interference’

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Papers Please: “Daily Citizenship Checks” on Buses Across Maine Highlight Constitution-Free Zone

By Joe Wright Still unknown to much of the U.S. population is the fact that they reside within a “Constitution-Free Zone,” as it has been dubbed by the ACLU for many years. In fact, it is estimated that 200 million people (2/3 of the populace) are likely to have their 4th Amendment protections […]

Trump Proposes Citizenship for Dreamers in Exchange for Wall, Other Concessions

President Donald Trump proposed a path to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, if lawmakers agree to create a $25 billion fund to expand barriers along the Mexican border and implement other deep changes to the immigration system. The White House suggested the proposal moved Mr. Trump a step […]

Switzerland targets refugees by rejecting citizenship bids of residents who have been on welfare in past three years

     A new civil rights act has come into force in Switzerland that prevents residents who have been on welfare in the past three years from becoming citizens unless they pay back the money they received to the state. The new regulations will make it impossible for asylum seekers and migrants who have lived off […]

Ecuador grants WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange citizenship

nsnbc : Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange Ecuadorian citizenship, said the country’s foreign ministry on Thursday. Assange has been living […]

Saudi Arabia Granted Citizenship to a Robot & Now ‘She’ Is Calling for Women’s Rights

Renegade Editor’s Note: I hate how we inevitably fall into the trap of calling a robot dressed up as female “she”. It is an it and always will be. I will not respect its preferred pronouns. By Alanna Ketler Earlier this year the kingdom of Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to an artificial intelligence robot named […]

Saudi Arabia Granted Citizenship To A Robot & Now She’s Calling For Women’s Rights

Next Story Earlier this year the kingdom of Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to an artificial intelligence robot named Sophia. Sophia was created by Hanson Robotics, and it has been generally accepted that she was created to appeal to the audience of the Future Investment Initiative. AI ethicist Joanna Bryson, however, said in an interview with The Verge that the […]

Why Giving Robots (Objects) Citizenship Is Crazy

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Saudi Arabia Is The First Country To Grant Citizenship To A Robot…..Sophia The Humanoid Robot That Once Said Would ‘Destroy Humans’

An empty-eyed humanoid named Sophia has become the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world. Saudi Arabia bestowed citizenship on Sophia ahead of the Future Investment Initiative, held in the kingdom’s capital city of Riyadh on Wednesday. “I am very honored and proud of this unique distinction,” Sophia told the audience, speaking on […]

Saudi Arabia Just Became The First Country To Grant Citizenship To A Robot

Next Story As a monumental and bizarre first for mankind, Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to a robot at the Future Investment Initiative held in Riyadh on Wednesday. Her name is Sophia, a cheeky and remarkably intelligent creation by Hong Kong company Hanson Robotics. In the video below, Sophia stood behind a podium and entertained the […]

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to humanoid robot (VIDEO)

News of Sophia’s citizenship was announced at the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. “I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction,” Sophia said in an interview with moderator Andrew Ross Sorkin. “This is historical to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with a citizenship.” Sophia […]

Time to End Birthright Citizenship

Donald Trump took a lot of heat when he announced his candidacy for President, stating that he would build a border fence from San Diego to Brownsville and make Mexico pay for it, all to keep Mexico’s “unwanted” and “undesirables” from flooding the United States. In August 2015, on the campaign trail, he shed light […]

Israel occupation revokes Israeli Arabs’ citizenship

Israeli occupation has revoked citizenship of thousands of Palestinians (known as Israeli Arabs) in southern region of Al-Naqab (Negev) in the past two years, Israeli daily Haaretz revealed Friday. According to the newspaper, the Israeli Interior Ministry has changed the status of these Israeli Arabs from “citizens” to “inhabitants,” which has led to the forfeiture […]

Israel revokes citizenship of Palestinian for disloyalty

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 7 August 2017 Alaa Zayoud Adalah In an unprecedented step, an Israeli court has revoked the citizenship of 23-year-old Alaa Zayoud for “breach of loyalty.” The human rights groups that will appeal the decision to Israel’s high court warn the move is a violation of international law. In June 2016, […]

Racist Israeli court revokes citizenship of Arab driver

In a racial measure, Haifa Magistrate’s Court in Israel revoked citizenship of wounded Arab driver who was shot by Israeli forces before running over Israeli soldier. The court responded to a request from the racist Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, who accused the Arab driver –Palestinian in Israel are called Arab citizens– of carrying out […]

Israel revokes citizenship of Arab-Israeli terrorist for 1st time

Alaa Raed Ahmad Zayoud’s Israeli citizenship was revoked Sunday by the Haifa Magistrate’s Court. The man had been convicted on four counts of attempted murder and sentenced to a 25 year prison term in June last year. In October 2015, Zayoud drove his vehicle into an IDF soldier before getting out and stabbing three civilians […]

Poroshenko Strips Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili of Ukrainian Citizenship

Saakashvili resigned from the position of the Odessa region governor on November 7, 2016, citing Kiev’s reluctance to fight corruption as the reason for his resignation and accusing the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of protecting the criminals. “The President of Ukraine has issued a decree on stripping [Saakashvili] of Ukrainian citizenship… Materials on Saakashvili, provided by the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine, processed by the State Migration Service […]

Ukraine suspends Saakashvili’s citizenship

nsnbc : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree to suspend former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili’s Ukrainian citizenship. Saakashvili is a fugitive from justice […]

Archaic Obstacles: Australia, Parliament and Dual Citizenship

Marine Le Pen Vows To Grant Citizenship To Assange And Snowden

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has vowed that France will grant protection in the form of citizenship to Edward Snowden and Julian Assange when she is victorious in the general election. The brave move to protect Julian Assange, a free speech hero and beacon of light in these dark times for journalists, could not have been more timely, after […]

‘Don’t touch me’: Swedish police offer anti-sexual assault wristband

Swedish police have revealed that they will offer young women wristbands with the slogan “POLICEAVSPÄRRAT #tafsainte” [Police cordon, don’t grope] in Swedish, to prevent sexual assaults. “By wearing these wristbands, young women will be able to make a stand. No one should have to accept sexual molestation. So do not grope. And if you are […]

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