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Podcast Release: The Right to a Name and a Nationality: The Reality of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic

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Don't miss this episode about an important human rights issue, affecting thousands in the Dominican Republic

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To many Canadians, the Dominican Republic is known for its sandy beaches, but there is a story that runs deeper than the clear water along the coast. In the Dominican Republic, a 2013 legal change stripped hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent of their Dominican nationality, leaving them stateless. Rayjon speaks with Activist Rosa Iris Álverez and Partner organization ASCALA members Sister Maria Eugenia Vazquez and Lawyer Michael Abreu about the reality for those who remain stateless ten years later.

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