MP Queries Over False Info In Citizenship Applications
MP Badr Al-Humaidi has forwarded queries to Minister of Interior Sheikh Thamer Ali Al-Sabah about the citizenship applications, in which the information provided were found to be false since 2000 till...
December 26, 2021200Category: Kuwait
Campaign To Catch Kuwaitis With Dual Citizenship
Security authorities embarked on a mission to find Kuwaiti citizens with dual citizenship in the eve of the elections through a thorough check at the border entry points. Such citizens, who are ...
December 05, 20201197Category: Kuwait
How India Ended Up In Turmoil Over Citizenship
India has been embroiled in protests since December, when Parliament passed a bill amending the country’s citizenship law. The new law provides a fast track to naturalization for some migrants w...
January 22, 2020359Category: India
Kuwaiti Who Converted To Judaism Loses Citizenship
Kuwait's Ministry of Interior has revoked the citizenship of a man who converted to Judaism.
The 25-year-old Kuwaiti citizen has been identified as Youssef Al Mehanna.
Mehanna changed his na...
December 19, 20193404Category: Kuwait
Demonstrators Back - Citizenship Is Our Demand
After years of calm and peace in the country, demonstrations have returned to Erada Square, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The call for demonstration was made by former MP Saleh Al- Mulla via his Twitter ...
November 07, 2019588Category: Kuwait
Bill To Establish Central Power On Citizenship
MP Marzouq Al-Ghanim disclosed that he and several other MPs submitted the Bedoun Bill last Thursday, indicating another bill on the establishment of a central authority for citizenship and the detect...
November 05, 2019327Category: Kuwait
59 Kuwaiti Men And Women Lose Citizenship
The citizenship of 59 Kuwaiti men and women were revoked based on a decision issued by the higher committee for citizenship affairs headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khal...
July 22, 20196528Category: Kuwait
Annul Faith As Requirement In Granting Kuwaiti Citizenship
Despite the controversial debates on two bills amending several provisions of Nationality Law number 15/1959 to allow the naturalization of non-Muslims, these bills have been included in the agenda of...
January 27, 2019532Category: Kuwait
Non-Muslims Cannot Obtain Kuwaiti Citizenship
Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Lt-Gen Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah said that “those who want to obtain Kuwaiti citizenship must be a Muslim”, reports Al-Rai daily.
January 18, 20192396Category: Kuwait
Panel No To Citizenship For Non-Muslims
The parliamentary Interior and Defense Committee on Thursday rejected the proposal to grant Kuwaiti citizenship to non-Muslims in accordance with Article Two of the Constitution which stipulates: &ldq...
December 28, 2018605Category: Kuwait
Proposal Approves Kuwaiti Citizenship For Non-Muslims
In a bid to eliminate discrimination and achieve equality within the framework of international human rights standards, the parliamentary committee for legal and legislation affairs has approved a pro...
November 21, 2018757Category: Kuwait
Flaw In Citizenship Law
MP Khaled Al-Shatti has presented a bill on abolishing Article Five of the Nationality Law, which states the Kuwaiti nationality applicant must be a Muslim.
In his statement one year ago, Al-Shatti p...
November 16, 2018951Category: Article