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Deadly unrest in Senegal over election delay: What you need to know

Russia Today 22 Feb 2024
Wade was disqualified for holding dual French and Senegalese citizenship, which he later renounced ... Authorities in the former French colony – one of Africa’s most stable democracies – ...
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End to birthright citizenship in France's Mayotte causes dismay in Comoros

France24 20 Feb 2024
But now, the French government ... denying citizenship to children born on Mayotte to foreign parents.
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Genocide Meets French Devotion to Israel

The Liberty Beacon 19 Feb 2024
******** Genocide Meets French Devotion to Israel ... An estimated 75 percent of Jews survived the occupation without being deported, including around 90 percent of Jews with French citizenship ... the French Communist Party and President Charles De Gaulle.
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French citizenship row engulfs Indian Ocean island of Mayotte

BBC News 15 Feb 2024
The island of Mayotte becomes the latest battleground in France over the laws on immigration. .
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David Bouley, New York City chef , dies at 70

Statesville Record & Landmark 15 Feb 2024
Bouley was born in Storrs, Connecticut, with dual French and American citizenship and trained in kitchens in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, as well as France and Switzerland.
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Why is France revoking birthright citizenship in Mayotte?

Al Jazeera 14 Feb 2024
France has announced a controversial plan to amend the constitution to restrict citizenship to people born to immigrants in the overseas territory of Mayotte in a move aimed at curbing immigration to the Indian Ocean islands.
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Express View on France\u2019s immigration policy: The Mayotte dilemma

Indian Express 14 Feb 2024
... announced by the minister and applicable only to Mayotte, scraps birthright citizenship \u2014 it \u201cwill no longer be possible to become French if you are not the child of a French parent\u201d.
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French migration move fails to quell Mayotte protests

Independent online (SA) 14 Feb 2024
A French concession over citizenship has failed to calm anger on the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte where protesters demanding better security are vowing to keep up the pressure.
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David Bouley, award-winning New York City chef, dies at 70

New Jersey Herald 14 Feb 2024
Bouley was born in Storrs, Connecticut, with dual French and American citizenship and trained in kitchens in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, as well as France and Switzerland.
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France to end some birthright citizenships to curb immigration

Russia Today 13 Feb 2024
The French government will amend the constitution to discontinue the practice of “birthright citizenship” in its department of Mayotte, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has said.
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France revoke birthplace citizenship on the island of Mayotte

Jurist 13 Feb 2024
On Sunday, French authorities announced a plan to amend the Constitution to revoke birthplace citizenship on the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte ... unless they are the children of a French parent.
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Protesters blockade port in French overseas territory of Mayotte

Anadolu Agency 13 Feb 2024
"French citizenship will not be granted to Mayotte residents unless they are children of French parents," said Darmanin, claiming that this will help solve the migration problem on the island, which ...
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Senegal: Macky Sall’s latest choice less murky when seen through oil and gas

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Feb 2024
The law requires presidential candidates to hold Senegalese citizenship and none other ... On 16 January, days before the final candidate list was released, France formally stripped Wade of his French citizenship.
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