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PRESS RELEASE: Despite Global Refugee Crisis, Japan Accepts Only 20 Refugees in 2017

For the full PDF version, please click here. For immediate release Despite Global Refugee Crisis, Japan Accepts Only 20 Refugees in 2017 Bangkok, 16 February 2018, 14:30: On 13 February 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Justice released a preliminary press release … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Thailand Returns UNHCR Recognised Refugee to Cambodia Despite Overwhelming Safety Concerns

For the PDF version, please click here. For immediate release Thailand Returns UNHCR Recognised Refugee to Cambodia Despite Overwhelming Safety Concerns Bangkok, 9 February 2018, 14:00: The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network strongly condemns the Royal Thai Government for the … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Lack of political courage once again threatens the safety of UNHCR Recognised Refugees in Thailand

Please see the PDF version available here. For immediate release Lack of political courage once again threatens the safety of UNHCR Recognised Refugees in Thailand Bangkok, 25 January 2018, 14:00: The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network calls upon the Royal Thai … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Proposed Repatriation to Myanmar for Rohingya Refugees is far too Premature

The PDF version of the Press Release can be found here. For immediate release Proposed Repatriation to Myanmar for Rohingya Refugees is far too Premature Bangkok, 19 January 2018, 15:00: On Tuesday 16 January, the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments reached … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

The full PDF version of the letter can be found here. 8 January 2018 Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi  Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan   Refugee advocates across Asia call for long-term safety for Afghan refugees in Pakistan … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE

Welcome to APRRN’s fourth and final newsletter for the year! As 2017 comes to a close, we’d like to thank all our members, supporters and friends for making this year so incredibly worthwhile. It is only with such support that APRRN … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo

A PDF version can be found here. 13 December 2017 H.E. Joko Widodo President of the Republic of Indonesia Istana Merdeka Jakarta Pusat 10110, Indonesia Fax: +62 21 386 4816 / +62 21 344 2233 Dear President Joko Widodo, I … Continue reading

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APRRN​ ​SUBMISSION​ ​TO​ ​THE​ 2017 HIGH COMMISSIONER’S DIALOGUE ON PROTECTION CHALLENGES

This briefing paper was prepared in advance of the High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges that was held in Geneva, Switzerland on 12-13 December 2017. The full APRRN submission can be found here.

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Open Letter to President Xi Jinping re: Halting the Forcible Repatriation of North Korean Refugees in China

The full open letter can be viewed here. 21 November 2017   President Xi Jinping General Secretary Office Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Zhongnanhai Ximen, Fuyou Street Xicheng District, Beijing 100017 People’s Republic of China Re: APPRN … Continue reading

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Urgent APRRN Statement: Stop Persecuting the Persecuted: Australia must Provide Safety and Long-Term Solutions to Refugees on Manus Island

The PDF version can be found here. 14 November 2017 Urgent APRRN Statement
 Stop Persecuting the Persecuted: Australia must Provide Safety and Long-Term Solutions to Refugees on Manus Island The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) expresses grave concern over … Continue reading

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