Mar 29th, 2013
AP – LAGOS: A British man abducted in Nigeria’s largest city has been released by his kidnappers, a police spokeswoman said yesterday, as other foreigners have been kidnapped in the country’s commercial capital in recent days. The release of the British citizen comes after three Lebanese citize...
Mar 19th, 2013
Stripping those born here of their citizenship by arbitrary acts of government has alarming historical overtones and raises serious questions about the British state. Why have such acts increased so rapidly under the Coalition? A recent investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism for The ...
Nov 10th, 2012
By Jean Shaoul The British government has stripped Mahdi Hashi, a 23-year-old British national who also held Somali nationality, of his UK citizenship. It is one of at least 13 such cases, mostly carried out by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government, since 2006. Hashi’s family and fri...
In East Africa
Nov 16th, 2010
A Somali-born UK national said he embarked on dangerous talks to help free a British couple because he was ashamed that pirates from his clan had kidnapped the pair and feared their deaths would tarnish Somalia’s image. Dahir Abdullahi Kadiye, who said that a gun was pointed at him several time...