hard to live without having their own state.A sense of belonging - one of the basic human needs.Citizenship - concept rather virtual, but it suggests a strong relationship of the individual with the government gives him the ground, protecting vital interests, not to mention the privileges and rights.
Who are they?
stateless person - a Greek word which can be translated roughly as "without a homeland" or "deprived of the motherland".In this category, consider the people who can not prove their affiliation to citizenship of any State.In fact, people of this social class far more than it might seem, we are talking about dozens, if not hundreds of thousands, as "a stateless person" - a concept global.
To gain this status can be, for example, having been born in the marriage of two of Stateless Persons, - luck is probably uncommon, but, judging by the presence of the item, the rules still occurs.However, in addition, it is required to be born in a country that does not recognize
What they have?
Stateless enjoy national treatment.This means that they are similar in all citizens, except for some restrictions.Rights of stateless persons are not equal citizens' rights in relation to the elections, they can not vote or be elected.But the most important right is the right of a stateless person ceases to be such, because the state, at least in words, throughout the course leads to the reduction of the number of persons in this category, as called for by the UN and the decisions.However, the question of how rich countries are willing to give their nationality to stateless persons, immigrants from poor countries remains open.The individual in this category can become president, but he did not tell the Russian state secret and will not be allowed behind the wheel of the aircraft, and not to take part.However, these restrictions he shares with a foreigner, it is distinguished from the latter that a stateless person does not intercede for the country of his nationality.Stateless person - a person who can not count on a call to the embassy.