The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) has worked on the issue of statelessness since 2008. ERT has prioritised the issue because of the unequal treatment and acute discrimination faced by stateless persons around the world. With no effective nationality, stateless persons are particularly vulnerable to discrimination and abuse. In July 2010, ERT published its report, Unravelling Anomaly: Detention, Discrimination and the Protection Needs of Stateless Persons ( Unravelling Anomaly ). 1 This report, which was based on research by ERT in nine countries, provided a critique and analysis of the protection status of stateless persons in the world today, with a particular focus on detention. 2 In order to respond effectively to statelessness and protect stateless persons, international human rights law requires states to (i) affirm the importance of nationality and promote the right of everyone to a nationality; and at the same time (ii) ensure that the lack of a nationality does not result in vulnerability, exploitation and the violation of other human rights. The failure to rise to this challenge and afford adequate protection to vulnerable persons results in statelessness and also heightens the cost and impact of statelessness. 3 The detention of stateless persons throughout the
European Journal of Migration and Law – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2012
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