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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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Open Letter to the Co-Chairs of the Bali Process: Triggering the Bali Process Consultation Mechanism

1 November 2017 Dear Mr Al Farisi and Mr Goledzinowski, Re: Triggering the Bali Process Consultation Mechanism We write to you in our capacity as the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) with regard … Continue reading

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Press Release: Human rights advocates from across Asia continue calls for refugee legislation in Taiwan

Human rights advocates from across Asia continue calls for refugee legislation in Taiwan 亞洲各國人權倡議持續呼籲台灣通過難民法 Taipei, 26 October 2017, 12.00: This week a delegation of refugee experts, lawyers and civil society activists from across Asia convened in the Republic of China … Continue reading

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APRRN​ ​Submission​ ​to​ ​the​ ​2n​d​​ ​and​ ​3rd​ GCR ​Thematic​ ​Consultations: Measures​ ​to​ ​be​ ​taken​ ​at​ ​the​ ​onset​ ​of​ ​a​ ​large​ ​movement​ ​of​ ​refugees, Meeting​ ​Needs,​ ​and​ ​Supporting​ ​Communities

This briefing paper was prepared in advance of the second and third thematic discussions for the global compact on refugees on 18-19 October 2017. This submission addresses matters directly flagged for consideration in the agenda for the second and third thematic discussions, with a … Continue reading

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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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