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Iran: Parliament OKs Nationality Law Reform

Expand Iranian Parliament approves an amendment to nationality law. © IRNA 2019   (Beirut) – Iran’s Parliament on May 13, 2019, approved an amendment to allow Iranian women to pass their nationality to their children, Human Rights Watch said today. The Guardian Council, the last body needing to approve the amendment, should adopt the long overdue reform to Iran’s discriminatory citizenship law.    The draft law would allow Iranian women married to men with foreign nationality to request Iranian citizenship for their children under age 18. A child who has already turned 18 could directly request…

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