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PRESS RELEASE: Human rights advocates from across Asia urge the Taiwanese Government to swiftly pass Refugee Act

For immediate release Human rights advocates from across Asia urge the Taiwanese Government to swiftly pass Refugee Act 亞洲跨國人權倡議,呼籲台灣儘速通過難民法 Taipei, 26 April 2017, 10.00: This week civil society and refugee experts from across Asia met with the government of the … Continue reading

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APRRN Press Release: Trump ban on refugee admissions will cause “tremendous human suffering” says refugee and APRRN Chair, Yiombi Thona

Bangkok, 26th January 2017 An early draft of an Executive Order that President Donald Trump is expected to issue this week outlines a plan to ban all refugees from the United States for an initial 120 days.  The Order makes … Continue reading

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APRRN Press Release: Taiwan Urged to Pass National Refugee Legislation and Provide Genuine Protection to Refugees

For immediate release Taiwan Urged to Pass National Refugee Legislation and Provide Genuine Protection to Refugees Taipei, 20th January 2017 This week the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) hosted a review of Taiwan’s commitments under the United Nations … Continue reading

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PHILIPPINES: A COUNTRY WITH A SOUL

Refugees are running away from danger, they are knocking at your doors. Before you give any excuse of why you can’t open the door, why you can’t save their life and why you will leave them at the mercy of … Continue reading

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Refugee Crisis: An Asian Experience

Learned Friends, Friends of the Legal Profession, Ladies and Gentlemen. As a person who supports, represents, and is committed to the welfare of refugees, I am very pleased to be given the opportunity to share some stories and experiences of … Continue reading

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Guest columnist Laleena Salar

“Voice of Pakistan: the issue of equality” APRRN member, Laleena Salar from Children and Women Trust- Pakistan, writes about her personal encounter with a refugee boy struggling to provide for his family and she calls on us to push for … Continue reading

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APRRN Upcoming Events Calendar

March 2016 15.03.2016, starting at 10:00 to 17.03.2016, ending at 18:00 UNHCR Standing Committee 65th Meeting Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland 25.03.2016 (All Day) APRRN Nepal Roundtable Kathmandu, Nepal 29.03.2016- 30.03.2016  ACWC Regional Consultation with CSOs on the Implementation of the … Continue reading

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Introducing the new APRRN Intern: Mahalia Kahsay

Interview with the new APRRN Intern: Mahalia Kahsay Q: Could you tell me about your background and how you became interested in refugee and migration issues? A: Sure, I am from Chicago, IL, although I have been living in Thailand … Continue reading

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Introducing the New APRRN Deputy Chair: Mr. Yiombi Thona

Yiombi Thona received an M.A in Economics from Kinshasa University in the Congo and an M.A in NGO Studies from Sungkonghoe University in Korea. He is also currently a Political Science Ph.D. candidate at Ottawa University in Canada. He has … Continue reading

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Same Skies Project

Same Skies Project, Indonesia Same Skies is a non-religious, politically neutral non-profit organisation founded under Swiss law in 2014. The creation of Same Skies was the result of a group of multi-skilled technical experts coming together. Sharing our experiences working with … Continue reading

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