APRRN Statements

Open Letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha: Release Refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi and Allow Him Safe Passage to Australia

For PDF version please see here.     Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha Office of the Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister Office Government House, 1 Pissanulok Road Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand     cc Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Justice UNHCR … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Refugee Rights Activists from Across Asia Denounce Australia’s Decision to Withdraw from the Global Compact for Migration

To view the PDF version, please click here.   For immediate release Refugee Rights Activists from Across Asia Denounce Australia’s Decision to Withdraw from the Global Compact for Migration Bangkok, 22 November 2018, 07:00: On 21 November 2018, the Australian … Continue reading

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Bloody Violence Waged Against Hazara Highlights Insecurity in Afghanistan

To view the PDF version, please click here. 20 November 2018 Urgent APRRN Statement
 Bloody Violence Waged Against Hazara Highlights Insecurity in Afghanistan The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly condemns the acts of intensifying violence and terror being … Continue reading

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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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