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GV Face: 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian Descent Stripped of Citizenship

The Dominican Constitutional Court's decision to strip citizenship, from everyone born in the country to immigrants with an illegal status since 1929, has left at least 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent stateless.

On this week's GV Face, we'll be discussing the Dominican court ruling that narrows the definition of citizenship with severe consequences for thousands of people.

Our managing editor Solana Larsen speaks to:

- Pamela Martínez Achecar who writes about the Dominican Republic on Global Voices. She'll be telling us about how the situation has been developing on the ground, as well as on social media.

  • Al Mearder

    They will be surprised soon

    I
    want
    no
    friendship
    nor TRUCE with d0minicans

    D0minicans are our ARCH ENEMY

    i would never speak nor shake hands with any d0minicanSc..ums

    I am Haitian and i am being PROUD & LOUD about it .too.

  • Al Mearder

    they d cry foul if the USA decides to do the same to the D0minican Scu..ms

  • Al Mearder

    who
    in
    their right minds would want a Passport that says BANANA REPUBLIC on it ?

    desperate Haitians of course

    i can understand USA FRANCE GERAMNY , CANADA passport , but D0minican ?

    BWa hahahahahahahahhhahahahahahahahahahahahhaha

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