Joint Statements

ASEAN Must Ensure Protection for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the Region

For the full text, see here.   Bangkok, 20 June 2020: On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2020, and ahead of the 36th ASEAN Virtual Summit on 26 June, we, the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), the Asian … Continue reading

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Joint Statement: Urgent Call to Promote and Protect the Rights of Stateless Persons in their COVID-19 Responses

For the full statement, please see here. As governments across the world confront the COVID-19 pandemic, facing deeply challenging decisions on protecting public health while averting starvation and warding off economic disaster, it is increasingly evident that in times of … Continue reading

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Joint Statement: ASEAN Urged to Heed UN Sec-Gen Call for Ceasefire, Ensure Human Rights Amid COVID19

Southeast Asian states should heed call for global ceasefire, ensure conflict sensitivity and human rights in responding to COVID19 crisis For the full PDF version, please see here. 30 March 2020 We, in the Global Partnership for the Prevention of … Continue reading

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Joint Statement: APNOR-APRRN Calling For Urgent Action on Covid-19 for Refugees

For the full PDF version, please see here. 17th of March 2020 The members of the Asia Pacific Network of Refugees (APNOR) stand in solidarity with refugees and are fully mobilized to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate … Continue reading

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Joint Statement: Ensure New Refugee Regulation Meets International Standards

Joint Statement: Ensure New Refugee Regulation Meets International Standards November 2019 Bangkok, Thailand (BANGKOK, November 11, 2019)—We call on the Government of Thailand to enact and implement laws and policies to ensure full rights and protections for refugees in line … Continue reading

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JOINT STATEMENT: Thailand Government MoU on Alternatives to Detention for Children

Joint Statement on the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Determination of Measures and Approaches Alternative to Detention of Children in Immigration Detention Centers   January 21, 2019 Bangkok, Thailand   Thailand edges closer to respecting refugee and … Continue reading

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APRRN Joint Statement: World leaders must step up efforts to conclude robust & principled deal for refugees and migrants

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APRRN Joint Statement: APRRN calls on Pakistan Government to Extend Validity of Proof of Residency Card for Afghan Refugees

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Joint Statement calling on China to stop repatriation of North Korean refugees

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network and Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights call upon China to immediately stop the forcible repatriation of nine North Korean refugees. Read the full statement here: Joint statement calling on China to stop repatriation

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