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Where are the world’s stateless people?

The UN refugee agency is hosting a major intergovernmental meeting in Geneva on Monday to assess progress at the midpoint of its #Ibelong campaign which aims to end statelessness by 2024.

Here are examples of stateless populations:

  • Emma Batha
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Myanmar/Bangladesh: In 1982, Buddhist-majority Myanmar passed a citizenship law that effectively rendered stateless most Rohingya, who are Muslim and of South Asian descent.

Ethnic violence has …

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