The project provides for the disqualification of persons who have “seriously harmed national interests” abroad.
The text aroused anger and surprise among Algerians living abroad. A bill on the confiscation of the nationality of Algerians among the diaspora has been passed. “got it”Announced on Sunday, April 4, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (Abdelmadjid Tebboune).
“Due to a misunderstanding, we have withdrawn the project”, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said in a TV interview. “Dual or multiple nationality is not a crime. We respect this because it should bring extra points to the country of origin in a climate characterized by nationalism”Said Mr. Teboune. “This procedure only involves issues that endanger national security that we will defend in one way or another.”, He added.
This amendment to the nationality law was proposed in early March and aroused strong protests, because the anti-regime protest movement Hirak received support from the majority of Algerian diasporas and resumed weekly demonstrations.
The project plans to renounce his Algerian citizenship “Acquired or Original” Anyone who has committed a crime abroad “Will seriously damage national interests” or ” Who” Cooperate with enemy countries.
In 2005, the parliament voted unanimously to pass a decree that recognizes dual citizenship. Although dual citizenship was banned before 2005, the Algerian authorities tolerated dual citizenship, especially for Franco-Algerian dual citizenship.