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UNHCR's #IBELONG campaign to end 'Statelessness'

One out of three “stateless” people around the world are children, according to a special report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) titled, “Ending Statelessness in 10 Years.” For example, because of a 1982 citizenship law, more than 800,000 Rohingya in Myanmar continue to be denied a nationality. We’ll talk with UNHCR’s Mark Manly about their #IBELONG campaign. PHOTO: Muslim woman cries following clashes between local Bengali youths and Biharis at the Geneva camp in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Police say arson attacks and clashes between slum dwellers and Urdu-speaking stateless people have left several people dead in Bangladesh's capital. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

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