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Withdrawing nationality as a measure to combat terrorism: a human rights-compatible approach?

Recommendation 2145 (2019)

Author(s):
Parliamentary Assembly
Origin
Assembly debate on 25 January 2019 (9th Sitting) (see Doc. 14790, report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, rapporteur: Ms Tineke Strik). Text adopted by the Assembly on 25 January 2019 (9th Sitting).
1. Referring to its Resolution 2263 (2019) “Withdrawing nationality as a measure to combat terrorism: a human rights-compatible approach?”, the Parliamentary Assembly recommends that the Committee of Ministers:
1.1 prepare a comparative study on Council of Europe member States’ laws allowing for the deprivation of nationality, with special focus on deprivation of nationality as a measure to combat terrorism;
1.2 draft guidelines on the criteria to be set up for the deprivation of nationality and on other counter-terrorism measures that could be used instead.
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