Bahrain: citizenship deprivations and deportations

Human Rights Watch reports that Bahraini authorities have deported eight stateless Bahrainis, since the end of January 2018. The stripping of citizenship and deportation was based on a 2012 ruling that foresaw such actions for “damaging state security.” Since 2012, a total of 578 Bahraini nationals have been stripped of their citizenship.

Read more here and check out our comparative MENA report.