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ICCT in the Media: Christophe Paulussen on revoking nationalities

March 03, 2021

On 2 March 2021, ICCT's Christophe Paulussen wrote an article in Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant on the implications of revoking the citizenship of individuals who travelled to Syria.  The article was a response to the UK court case of Shamima Begum. Paulussen argued that revoking citizenship can reinforce feelings of discrimination, which can again lead to radicalisation.

Depriving Syrians of their nationality is hiding from responsibility