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Urgent APRRN Statement – Less Talk and More Action: Support Bangladesh with Rohingya Crisis

The full statement can be accessed in PDF here. 25 September 2017 Urgent APRRN Statement
 Less Talk and More Action: Support Bangladesh with Rohingya Crisis The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) continues to express grave concern over the constantly … Continue reading

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Press Release: Australia must intervene to stop Cambodia breaching Refugee Convention

Please see the full Press Release in PDF format here. 18 September 2017 For immediate release Australia must intervene to stop Cambodia breaching Refugee Convention (Bangkok) – The Australian Government must urgently work with its Cambodian counterparts to halt the … Continue reading

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Briefing Paper for the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR): “Update on the mass displacement of people from Rakhine State”

Jointly submitted by Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)                                                                                            Statement of Purpose            FORUM-ASIA welcomes the opportunity to present this joint briefing paper, in partnership with Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), … Continue reading

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Open Letter To Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng

OPEN LETTER TO MINISTER SAR KHENG The letter can also be viewed in PDF format here. bbb cc: Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Justice UNHCR Regional Office UN OHCHR in Cambodia 28 August 2017 Minister Sar Kheng Deputy Prime … Continue reading

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APRRN 2016 Annual Report

With great challenges come great opportunities. With the launch of our 2016 Annual Report, the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network calls on its members, governments, and the international community to come together in creating real durable solutions for people that need … Continue reading

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Briefing paper: Past and present responsibility-sharing arrangements for refugees in the Asia Pacific region

This briefing paper was prepared in advance of the first thematic discussion for the global compact on refugees on 10 July 2017. This submission addresses matters directly flagged for consideration in the agenda for the first thematic discussion, with a particular focus on … Continue reading

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Briefing paper: Reflections on the significance of the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants for the Asia Pacific region

This brief reflections paper considers the significance and application of the New York Declaration for the Asia Pacific region, and looks at some of the preliminary issues, concerns and opportunities that should be taken into account in the ongoing development … Continue reading

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Urgent APRRN Statement
: Immediately Cease Harassment and Intimidation of Sri Lankan Lawyer Lakshan Dias

Immediately Cease Harassment and Intimidation of Sri Lankan Lawyer Lakshan Dias The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), a civil society network of more than 300 individual and organisational members from 28 countries, urges the Sri Lankan Government to immediately … Continue reading

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: Immediately Cease Harassment and Intimidation of Sri Lankan Lawyer Lakshan Dias

Unlocking Childhood: Current immigration detention practices and alternatives for child asylum seekers and refugees in Asia and the Pacific

APRRN is pleased to present the “Unlocking Childhood: Current immigration detention practices and alternatives for child asylum seekers and refugees in Asia and the Pacific” report. Coauthored with Save the Children, the report is based on extensive research and examines … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Human rights advocates from across Asia urge the Taiwanese Government to swiftly pass Refugee Act

For immediate release Human rights advocates from across Asia urge the Taiwanese Government to swiftly pass Refugee Act 亞洲跨國人權倡議,呼籲台灣儘速通過難民法 Taipei, 26 April 2017, 10.00: This week civil society and refugee experts from across Asia met with the government of the … Continue reading

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