APRRN Statements

Urgent APRRN Statement: India Forcibly Returns Persecuted Rohingyas back to Myanmar

Please find the PDF version of this statement here.  8 October 2018 Urgent APRRN Statement
 India Forcibly Returns Persecuted Rohingyas back to Myanmar The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly condemns the Indian Government’s recent decision to forcibly remove … Continue reading

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Press Release: ASEAN Parliamentarians and civil society call for greater regional refugee protection

To view the PDF version, please click here. Manila, 11 September 2018: This week, ASEAN parliamentarians, lawmakers and refugee experts have convened in the Philippines for a series of refugee forums. Aimed at fostering an exchange of knowledge and regional … Continue reading

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APRRN Statement: Suspend Policy to End Refugee Status of Chin Refugees from Myanmar

Please click here to view the PDF version of this statement. 4 September 2018 Suspend Policy to End Refugee Status of Chin Refugees from Myanmar The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is deeply concerned about UNHCR’s recent decision to … Continue reading

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Statement: APRRN Pays Tribute to Refugee Rights Champion Barbara Harrell-Bond

A PDF of the statement can be found here. 11 July 2018 Statement: APRRN Pays Tribute to Refugee Rights Champion Barbara Harrell-Bond The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is deeply saddened at the passing of Barbara Harrell-Bond, a powerful … Continue reading

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International Solidarity for Stranded Yemenis and other refugee populations in South Korea

For PDF version please click here. 2 July 2018   International Solidarity for Stranded Yemenis and other refugee populations in South Korea As a network committed to the advancement of refugee rights, the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) urges … 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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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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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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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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