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The Federal Court of Canada annuls citizenship revocation for 312 people

Canadian Federal Court has annulled the attempted deprivation of citizenship for 312 people. In an earlier judgment, the provisions of the Citizenship Act regarding citizenship deprivation that were introduced by the former Conservative government were struck down. These provisions were declared void, as they failed to take into account humanitarian and compassionate considerations.

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For a discussion on citizenship deprivation in Canada see Tom Boekstein’s GLOBALCIT blog