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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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Children acquire nationality either by being born in a country that grants nationality through birth on their territory or through the transmission of nationality from their parents.
US and Republic of China seeks to strike a series of illegal decisions that stripped an entire Taiwanese population with Japanese ancestry of their nationality in violation of international law under Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek.
Justice Anwar Zahir Jamali has remarked " There is no time frame laid down in the constitution or law in respect of disqualification of dual nationality holders.
According to the nationality system of Saudi Arabia, dual nationality is not allowed in compliance with Article 11, which stipulates that no Saudi citizen is allowed to obtain a foreign nationality without prior permission of the Council of Ministers.
The Convention's approach to multiple nationality has become increasingly anomalous in light of the wide international acceptance of the principle that persons who could avoid persecution by going elsewhere--by relocating to a different part of their home country, or seeking asylum in some third country--should not be denied refugee status unless it is reasonable, under all the circumstances to expect them to do so.
In this study, we use an experimental approach to investigate whether and under which conditions nationality serves as a coordination device in coordination games with multiple equilibria (Crawford and Haller 1990; Cooper et al.
The government has been using nationality revocation as a political repressive tool.
He also called on Bahrainis to avoid penalties for violating the 1863 Nationality Law and its recent amendments, which regulate obtaining foreign nationalities.
Native Bahrainis may also lose their nationality if they obtain a second nationality without permission from the Interior Minister.
The "My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family" campaign organized a sit-in at Riad al-Solh Square and gathered Lebanese women married to foreigners and their children.
bh) or NPRA (Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs) Headquarters depending on their nationality and GCC expat residence status.
The changing role of nationality in international law.