Member statements

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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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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Open Letter To Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng

OPEN LETTER TO MINISTER SAR KHENG The letter can also be viewed in PDF format here. bbb cc: Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Justice UNHCR Regional Office UN OHCHR in Cambodia 28 August 2017 Minister Sar Kheng Deputy Prime … Continue reading

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Funding for regional cooperation on refugees and asylum seekers Indonesia must be directed to protection needs

by SUAKA: Indonesian civil society network for refugee protection Jakarta, 20 May 2014 — With the Australian government announcing that it will provide Indonesia with AU$86.8 million to support stranded refugees and asylum seekers Suaka, the Indonesian Civil Society Network … Continue reading

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Arrest the Perpetrators, Stop the Fraud, Legalise the Workers Cheated Through the 6P

PRESS STATEMENT 8th OCTOBER 2012     Arrest the Perpetrators, Stop the Fraud, Legalise the Workers Cheated Through the 6P   Tenaganita fully supports the demands made by the Bangladeshi workers today who have been victims of fraud and manipulation through … Continue reading

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Forced return of 11 Uighurs from Malaysia

Malaysian civil society Press statement FORCED RETURN OF 11 UIGHURS: IT IS ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL EMBARRASSMENT We, the undersigned civil society organizations strongly condemn the deportation of 11 Chinese citizens of Uighur ethnicity by the Malaysian government on August 18. It … Continue reading

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Increase Protection Of Refugees

TENAGANITA Women’s Force, Press Statement. August 24, 2011   Refugees with UNHCR cards were informed through their organizations, two days ago that they needed to get registered into the biometric system  at Putrajaya Immigration office.  Thousands of people – elderly, … Continue reading

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RCOA statement on the Christmas island tragedy

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) expresses its deep sadness about the shocking loss of life today on the coast of Christmas Island. “We extend our deepest sympathies to those who have lost loved ones and also to the many … Continue reading

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Civil Society Condemns AICHR for Refusing to Meet, Calls for Draft Rules of Procedure to be Made Public and Hold Wider Consultation

On the 29th of March 2010, at Jakarta, the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission for Human Rights (AICHR) rejected the request of civil society organisations from the Solidarity for Asian Peoples Advocacy Taskforce on ASEAN Human Rights (SAPA TFAHR) to meet with them. The purpose … Continue reading

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Tens of Thousands of Rohingyas from Burma at risk of starvation in an unprecedented crackdown in Bangladesh

The ARAKAN PROJECT PRESS RELEASE 15 February 2010 A new report released today by The Arakan Project states that an unprecedented crackdown by the Bangladesh government on Rohingyas from Burma is creating a grave humanitarian crisis for tens of thousands … Continue reading

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