Sunday, August 30, 2009

Al-Jazeera Video: Fighting for citizenship in Lebanon

"Lebanon remains one of a handful of Middle Eastern countries where children inherit citizenship only through their fathers.

Children born to Lebanese mothers and foreign fathers say this has threatened their welfare as they face challenges in getting access to education, employment, healthcare and other social benefits normally available to the citizenry.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Awad met with one woman who has challenged the courts to grant Lebanese citizenship to her children born of an Egyptian father......"

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