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JUNE 2018 ISSUE

Welcome to APRRN’s second newsletter for 2018! As expected, the first half of 2018 has been a hotbed of activity. With the Global Compact on Migration on Global Compact on Refugees processing at a rapid pace, many of our members have … Continue reading

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APRRN Statement: Afghanistan Remains Unsuitable and Unsafe for Returning Refugees

To view the PDF version of this statement, please click here. 14 May 2018 APRRN Statement Afghanistan Remains Unsuitable and Unsafe for Returning Refugees The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) continues to have serious concerns over the severe lack … Continue reading

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MARCH 2018 ISSUE

Welcome to APRRN’s first newsletter for 2018! We expect 2018 to be an incredibly busy year with numerous national, regional and international advocacy opportunities for our members. Please enjoy reading APRRN’s updates from the past few months and some of the key … Continue reading

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Applications Open: APRRN South Asia Short Course

APRRN South Asia Short Course We are pleased to announce that from 4-8 June APRRN will be hosting our first South Asia Short Course on Refugee Rights and Advocacy. Hosted in partnership with the Centre for Research in Social Sciences … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Prime Minister of Malaysia, the Hon. Najib Razak

For the PDF version of this Open Letter, please click here. 26 February 2018 The Hon. Mr Najib Razak Prime Minister of Malaysia Main Block, Perdana Putra Building, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62502 Putrajaya MALAYSIA     . Dear Hon. … Continue reading

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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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