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Urgent APRRN Statement: ‘Rohingya Island’ Proposal is Dangerous, Absurd and Inhumane

17 February 2017 Urgent APRRN Statement
 ‘Rohingya Island’ Proposal is Dangerous, Absurd and Inhumane The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), a civil society network of over 300 members, expresses serious concern towards the Government of Bangladesh for its plans … Continue reading

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APRRN Press Release: Long-Term Solutions Needed for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

For immediate release Long-Term Solutions Needed for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan Bangkok, 10 February 2017 On 8 February 2017, Pakistan state media reported that Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan have had their legal stay extended until the end of December … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Papua New Guinea Must Guarantee Safety of Iranian Refugee Loghman Sawari

For immediate release Papua New Guinea Must Guarantee Safety of Iranian Refugee Loghman Sawari Bangkok, 8 February 2017 On 3 February, Fijian authorities deported a twenty-one year old refugee from Suva, Fiji to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. This … Continue reading

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APRRN Press Release: Trump ban on refugee admissions will cause “tremendous human suffering” says refugee and APRRN Chair, Yiombi Thona

Bangkok, 26th January 2017 An early draft of an Executive Order that President Donald Trump is expected to issue this week outlines a plan to ban all refugees from the United States for an initial 120 days.  The Order makes … Continue reading

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APRRN Press Release: Taiwan Urged to Pass National Refugee Legislation and Provide Genuine Protection to Refugees

For immediate release Taiwan Urged to Pass National Refugee Legislation and Provide Genuine Protection to Refugees Taipei, 20th January 2017 This week the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) hosted a review of Taiwan’s commitments under the United Nations … Continue reading

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6th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights Report

Our APCRR6 report is now available online.  It was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 20 to 22 September 2016 and brought together 150 participants from 24 countries in the region.    APCRR serves as a platform for uniting refugee rights … Continue reading

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APRRN Briefing Paper: What progress has been made following the Andaman Sea “Crisis” in 2015?

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Press Release: Civil Society from across the Asia Pacific meets for 6th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights

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THE ASIA PACIFIC SHORT COURSE ON REFUGEE RIGHTS AND ADVOCACY

The Asia Pacific Short Course on Refugee Rights and Advocacy is now open for registration! The Short Course is an initiative organised by the Legal Aid and Advocacy Working Group (LAAWG) of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) and … Continue reading

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Justice Centre Hong Kong invites to Lunchtime Discussion with Professor Yiombi Thona

Justice Centre Hong Kong kindly invites you to A Lunchtime Discussion with Professor Yiombi Thona Renowned Refugee Advocate in South Korea Deputy Chair of the Asia-Pacific Refugee Rights Network Monday, 22 August 2016, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm THEME:  What role do East Asian … Continue reading

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