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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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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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