Tag Archives: Passport

27Sep/17

Congo ban on non-biometric passports sparks outcry

Democratic Republic of Congo’s decision to ban semi-biometric passports by October 16th has sparked criticism with many saying they were not given sufficient time to prepare for new passports. The new passports are among the most expensive in the world and a Reuters investigation showed that one-third of the sticker price goes to a company believed to be controlled by a close relative of President Joseph Kabila.
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24Feb/15

France seizes passports of suspected jihadists headed for Syria

French Interior Minister announces seizure of passports of six suspected jihadists, says 40 more seizures are being prepared.

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