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ECtHR rules that the UK can strip terrorism suspects of citizenship

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that the UK’s policy of stripping terrorism suspects of their British citizenship and barring them from returning to the country is lawful. The case concerned a claim of a Sudan-born man who became a UK citizen in 2000. He maintained that citizenship deprivation violated his right to a private and family life. The ECtHR dismissed his claim. 

Read more here, and the decision of the court here.

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