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New op-ed in Sydney Morning Herald on the Australian government’s proposals on denationalisation

In a new Sydney Morning Herald comment piece titled ‘Why stripping citizenship from home-grown terrorists won’t work’, Professor Matthew Gibney argues against Australian PM Tony Abbott's proposal to remove citizenship from home-grown terrorists. In the proposals announced by Abbott this week, citizenship for dual nationals involved in terrorism could be revoked.

Professor Gibney argues that “By endorsing the Abbott government's proposal to strip citizenship from bad citizens, we risk undermining the key values – equality, responsibility, and security of status – that make our citizenship worth holding in the first place.”

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