Council of Europe Voices Concerns with Deprivation of Nationality As an Anti-Terror Measure

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Friday, February 1, 2019
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
35
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

At its 9th sitting held on January 25, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2263 (2019) and Recommendation 2145 (2019). These policies discuss the deprivation of nationality in the context of counter-terrorism strategies as a drastic measure which can be extremely socially divisive and may be at odds with human rights. The debate as well as recommendation and resolution were based on a Report prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights