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Family 27 Sep 2019 | 2:35 PM

Malaysia's unequal citizenship laws are leaving families in distress

Malaysia is one of 25 countries that don't allow mothers to pass their citizenship on to their kids on an equal basis as fathers. These discriminatory citizenship laws need to change if Malaysia hopes to empower its women.

Living 27 Sep 2019 | 2:40 PM

Malaysia among 25 countries that practise discriminatory citizenship laws

Malaysia is just one of 25 countries in the world with discriminatory citizenship laws.Malaysian fathers married to foreign spouses need only to notify the government about children born abroad. Malaysian mothers however need to apply and wait indefinitely.

Nation 29 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Laws to protect your citizenship

Can your citizenship be revoked? Unless it was granted to you by the state, constitutional experts say ‘No’.

Nation 31 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Renounce or risk revocation, dual citizenship holders told

PETALING JAYA: Either renounce or risk revocation as there is no other way out for dual citizenship holders.

Children 03 Aug 2018 | 11:25 AM

Malaysian women want equal rights to confer citizenship to their children

Malaysian mothers married to foreign spouses want equal rights as fathers to confer citizenship to their children born abroad.

A Humble Submission 07 Apr 2014 | 8:55 AM

The sanctity of citizenship

Citizenship is one of the great guarantees of the Federal Constitution.

AseanPlus News 24 Jun 2015 | 3:31 PM

Australia introduces laws to strip citizenship from terrorists

SYDNEY (AFP) - Dual nationals who help terrorists could automatically lose their Australian citizenship even if they have never stepped foot out of the country under new laws introduced to parliament on Wednesday.

Nation 02 Jul 2013 | 6:23 PM

Parliament: Granting of citizenship in Sabah suspended pending RCI outcome

KUALA LUMPUR: The granting of citizenship in Sabah has been suspended pending the outcome of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) investigation into the illegal immigrant problem in the state.

Nation 07 Aug 2013 | 1:43 PM

Citizenship a constitutional right, legal experts tell Perkasa

PETALING JAYA: Malay rights non-governmental organistion Perkasa's demand that rapper Namewee be stripped of his citizenship for allegedly issuing racial comments and insulting the national anthem is unconstitutional, say legal experts.

Nation 29 Oct 2014 | 2:39 PM

Zahid: Kids of 'China dolls' will face citizenship problems

KUALA LUMPUR: Children born of 'temporary marriages' between non-Muslim men and 'China dolls' as well as Muslims who marry abroad but do not register their marriage here, will have difficulty acquiring Malaysian citizenship, the Dewan Rakyat was told.