Kenya: Acerwc Decision On Nationality of Nubian Children - Summary

press release

In its first ever decision, 002/Com/002/09 IHRDA and OSJI (on behalf of children of Nubian descent in Kenya) v Kenya, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child has found Kenya to have violated the rights of Nubian children to non-discrimination, nationality and protection against statelessness.

IHRDA provides this pamphlet summarising key points and recommendations of this historic decision.

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