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Citizenship and statelessness in Sri Lanka

Valli Kanapathipillai

Citizenship and statelessness in Sri Lanka

the case of the Tamil estate workers

by Valli Kanapathipillai

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Published by Anthem Press in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementValli Kanapathipillai
SeriesAnthem South Asian studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS489.25.T3 K326 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546799M
ISBN 101843317915
ISBN 109781843317913
LC Control Number2009026602
OCLC/WorldCa320804712

A senior Sri Lankan leader and former Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran has also urged India to grant dual citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in India since the late s. According to reports, there are ab such refugees in camps in Tamil Nadu and anot dispersed in . Citizenship or nationality is the essential link between an individual and the State. Establishing and preserving an individual’s right to nationality is a necessary prerequisite for the expansion and enforcement of all other human rights.

  Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field.   Hearing a plea for Indian citizenship by 65 Tamils from Sri Lanka — the descendants of indentured labourers — the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has permitted them to .

  Thus under the two Agreements between India and Sr Lanka, Sirimavo-Shastri Pact of and Indira Gandhi- Sirimavo Pact of , it was agreed to confer Indian citizenship on , people of Indian origin, plus their natural increase, residing in Sri Lanka as stateless persons. Sri Lanka, in turn, agreed to confer Sri Lankan citizenship on 3 Author: Uday India. Multiple citizenship, dual citizenship, multiple nationality or dual nationality, is a person's citizenship status, in which a person is concurrently regarded as a citizen of more than one country under the laws of those countries. Conceptually, citizenship is focused on the internal political life of the country and nationality is a matter of international dealings.


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Book Description: Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka analyses the context of the agreement between the Sri Lankan and Indian government that led to the loss of citizenship of Indian Tamil estate workers in Sri Lanka.

: Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka: The Case of the Tamil Estate Workers (Anthem South Asian Studies) (): Kanapathipillai, Valli: BooksCited by: Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka’ analyses the context of the agreement between the Sri Lankan and Indian government that led to the loss of citizenship of Indian Tamil estate workers.

‘Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka’ examines the loss of citizenship and statelessness of Indian Tamil estate workers in Sri Lanka.

The loss of citizenship this community suffered over 60 years ago continues to dominate and disrupt their lives, contributing to poor working conditions, impoverishment and general marginalisation.

By analysing the context of the formal agreement. Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka examines the loss of Citizenship and statelessness in Sri Lanka book and statelessness of Indian Tamil estate workers in Sri Lanka. The loss of citizenship this community suffered over 60 years ago continues to dominate and disrupt their lives, contributing to poor working conditions, impoverishment and general marginalisation.

By analysing the context of the formal agreement between. Citizenship in Kenya: The Nubian Case Abraham Korir Sing’Oei 4. From Erased and Excluded to Active Participants in Slovenia Jelka Zorn 5. From Statelessness to Citizenship: Up-country Tamils in Sri Lanka P.P.

Sivapragasam 6. Citizenship Reform and Challenges for the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine Rustem Ablyatifov 7. - Buy Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka: The Case of the Tamil Estate Workers (Anthem South Asian Studies) book online at best prices in India on Read Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka: The Case of the Tamil Estate Workers (Anthem South Asian Studies) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Valli Kanapathipillai.

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Sivapragasam 6. Citizenship Reform and Challenges for the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine Rustem Ablyatifov 7. The Urdu-speakers of Bangladesh: An Unfinished Story of Enforcing Citizenship Rights Katherine Southwick 8. Mauritania: Citizenship Lost and Found Julia Harrington Reddy 9.

At this po Indian Tamils who had been granted Indian citizenship were still in Sri Lanka and anot were in the process of applying for Indian citizenship.

[1] [8] In the Sri Lankan Parliament passed the Grant of Citizenship to Stateless Persons Act which granted Sri Lankan citizenship to all Indian Tamils who hadn't. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that there are more than 12 million stateless people in the world.

The existence of stateless populations challenges some central tenets of international law and contemporary human rights discourses, yet only a very small number of states have made measurable progress in helping individuals acquire or regain citizenship. Reviews 'This book offers timely analysis on many of the key questions confronting stakeholders working on statelessness, and will be an invaluable resource for a growing global civil society coalition committed to tackling the problem' – Chris Nash, Director, European Network on Statelessness ‘This outstanding book, enriched by a collective as well as separate and insightful chapters by.

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"Statelessness and Citizenship is a an eloquent and impassioned exploration of the shifting boundaries of citizenship in today's ever changing global environment. It is a book of feeling but also of reflective depth that will arouse the interest of those who are concerned to know more about the realities of being stateless and struggling to be.

The book provides a valuable insight into how nations create and perpetuate statelessness, the failure of law, both national and international, to protect and address the plight of stateless. 3. Citizenship in Kenya: The Nubian Case Abraham Korir Sing'Oei 4.

From Erased and Excluded to Active Participants in Slovenia Jelka Zorn 5. From Statelessness to Citizenship: Up-country Tamils in Sri Lanka P.P. Sivapragasam 6. Citizenship Reform and Challenges for the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine Rustem Ablyatifov 7. Citizenship in Kenya: The Nubian Case Abraham Korir Sing’Oei 4.

From Erased and Excluded to Active Participants in Slovenia Jelka Zorn 5. From Statelessness to Citizenship: Up-country Tamils in Sri Lanka P.P. Sivapragasam 6. Citizenship Reform and Challenges for the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine Rustem Ablyatifov : $ Thus under the two Agreements between India and Sri Lanka, Sirimavo-Shastri Pact of and Indira Gandhi- Sirimavo Pact ofit was agreed to confer Indian citizenship onpeople of.

‘Embracing a subject that is generally treated abstractly, as a matter of human rights law, the authors of this pathbreaking book root statelessness deep into historical context and lived experience. They emerge with conclusions that are both dismaying (t. 5. From statelessness to citizenship: up-country Tamils in Sri Lanka; 6.

Citizenship reform and challenges for the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine; 7. The Urdu-speakers of Bangladesh: an unfinished story of enforcing citizenship rights; 8. Mauritania: citizenship lost and found; 9. Statelessness, citizenship and belonging in Estonia; Arabia's Bidoon.Melbourne Law School’s Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness was established in with the objective of undertaking research, teaching and engagement activities aimed at reducing statelessness and protecting the rights of stateless people in Australia, the .Statelessness and Citizenship Review (‘the Review’), celebrating a new milestone in the evolution of statelessness studies.

Over the past decade, there has been an exponential increase in scholarly attention and diversity of research projects focused on statelessness. With it, the volume of articles on the issue has surged.