History Of Garry Davis & The World Passport
World Passport: Issued June, 1954.
1956, Traveled to India with WP issued by the World Service Authority, at invitation
of Guru Nataraja who gave unqualified endorsement of WG.
After issuing honorary WP to Prime Minister Pandit Nehru, left India overland to US.
Jan 9, 1957
after passing through Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and Holland. Seven visas on World
1960 wrote first book: My Country is the World(Putnam).
1961, Left USA for Europe. Married Esther Peter.
Founded family and business in eastern France (water conditioning).
1971, Reactivated World Service Authority in France. Updated World Passport to five
1972, Indicted by French government. for "swindling, selling swindled goods
& confusing the public mind." After 2 years, first 2 charges dropped.
1974, Convicted on 3rd, received 6 months suspended sentence, World Citizenship
registration and WP issuance continued.
June, 1974, Founded World Court of Human Rights in Mulhouse after 2nd trial. Opened
WSA Basel office. 7,000 passports issued in 2 years.
1975, Introduced new edition of WP in seven languages; opened WSA Washington D.C.
1978, Basel authorities closed WSA office, indicted for "usurping an official
1982, Charges dropped. Jailed 3 times in Switzerland for crossing border
1977, WSA/US becomes World Office.
May 17th, Returned to US on World Passport, refused entry by INS; classified
1982, Case went to Supreme Court on basis of 9th amendment, Writ of Certiorari.
Petition for rehearing denied by Supreme Court. Though "stateless", still lived
in U.S. since
1977. March 15, 1985 Petitioned International Court of Justice citing
Reagan/Gorbachev as "war criminals" under Nuremberg Principles. Claimed
"world habeas corpus." Petition rejected on technical grounds.
Sept. 1985, Wrote and published 2nd book, World Government, Ready or
Not! (Juniper Ledge Publishing Co.)