Uncategorized

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

Posted in APRRN Statements, News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Urgent APRRN Statement: Stop Persecuting the Persecuted: Australia must Provide Safety and Long-Term Solutions to Refugees on Manus Island

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

Posted in Member statements, News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Open Letter to the Co-Chairs of the Bali Process: Triggering the Bali Process Consultation Mechanism

Press Release: Australia must intervene to stop Cambodia breaching Refugee Convention

Please see the full Press Release in PDF format here. 18 September 2017 For immediate release Australia must intervene to stop Cambodia breaching Refugee Convention (Bangkok) – The Australian Government must urgently work with its Cambodian counterparts to halt the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Press releases, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Press Release: Australia must intervene to stop Cambodia breaching Refugee Convention

Briefing paper: Past and present responsibility-sharing arrangements for refugees in the Asia Pacific region

This briefing paper was prepared in advance of the first thematic discussion for the global compact on refugees on 10 July 2017. This submission addresses matters directly flagged for consideration in the agenda for the first thematic discussion, with a particular focus on … Continue reading

Posted in News, Reports, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Briefing paper: Past and present responsibility-sharing arrangements for refugees in the Asia Pacific region

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

Posted in News, Press releases, Uncategorized | Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Human rights advocates from across Asia urge the Taiwanese Government to swiftly pass Refugee Act

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

Posted in News, Press releases, Uncategorized | Comments Off on APRRN Press Release: Trump ban on refugee admissions will cause “tremendous human suffering” says refugee and APRRN Chair, Yiombi Thona

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

Posted in News, Press releases, Uncategorized | Comments Off on APRRN Press Release: Taiwan Urged to Pass National Refugee Legislation and Provide Genuine Protection to Refugees

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on PHILIPPINES: A COUNTRY WITH A SOUL

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Refugee Crisis: An Asian Experience

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Guest columnist Laleena Salar