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Thursday, July 28, 2005

Qatar strips 15,000 Qataris of citizenship

Amid disgraceful scenes at the Qatar-Saudi Arabia border, stranded Qatari citizens are unable to enter Qatar after the Qatari authorities stripped them of citizenship. These new refugees have lost all property and saving in Qatar. Members of the Al-Murra tribe have been most hit.

This is a clear violation of International law based on UN and Geneva conventions. Saudi press reports linked the removal of citizenship to the loyalty of members of the Ghufran clan - a branch of the Al-Murra tribe - to Qatar's deposed emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani. Read More ....



Source: AJ Publishing | reBlogged By: News Blog re-Blog
Filed Under: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Citizenship, Refugee | Permalink



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