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UNHCR Launches Global Campaign To End Statelessness

The U.N. refugee agency reports at least 10 million people are stateless and every 10 minutes a baby is born stateless. Most stateless people have no legal rights in the countries where they live. The UNHCR said legally, stateless people do not exist. They have no identity, no birth certificate and no documents. Therefore, they have no access to public health, education or legal employment. In some countries, stateless people who die are not even granted a death certificate. To...

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