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PRESS RELEASE: CHIN REFUGEES RETAIN PROTECTION AS CESSATION PROCESS CEASED

Please click here for PDF. BANGKOK, 18 MARCH 2019, 08.00am: Following months of anxiety and uncertainty, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has officially announced that Chin refugees shall not be subject to cessation of refugee protection in … Continue reading

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NEWSLETTER: MARCH 2019 ISSUE

Welcome to the first issue of APRRN’s Newsletter for 2019! Here is a glimpse of what APRRN has been working on for the past 3 months. If you have any inquiries or feedback, kindly contact Rachel Tan at rachel@aprrn.info.   … Continue reading

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NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER 2018 ISSUE

Welcome to the final issue of APRRN’s Newsletter for 2018! Here is a glimpse of what APRRN has been working on for the past 3 months. If you have any inquiries or feedback, kindly contact Rachel Tan at rachel@aprrn.info.   … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Thailand: Halt imminent plans to deport Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi

Please click here for PDF. Thailand: Halt imminent plans to deport Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi Bangkok, 11 December 2018: Thailand must immediately halt plans to deport a Bahraini refugee back to his home country where he is at severe risk … 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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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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MARCH 2018 ISSUE

Welcome to APRRN’s first newsletter for 2018! We expect 2018 to be an incredibly busy year with numerous national, regional and international advocacy opportunities for our members. Please enjoy reading APRRN’s updates from the past few months and some of the key … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Despite Global Refugee Crisis, Japan Accepts Only 20 Refugees in 2017

For the full PDF version, please click here. For immediate release Despite Global Refugee Crisis, Japan Accepts Only 20 Refugees in 2017 Bangkok, 16 February 2018, 14:30: On 13 February 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Justice released a preliminary press release … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Lack of political courage once again threatens the safety of UNHCR Recognised Refugees in Thailand

Please see the PDF version available here. For immediate release Lack of political courage once again threatens the safety of UNHCR Recognised Refugees in Thailand Bangkok, 25 January 2018, 14:00: The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network calls upon the Royal Thai … Continue reading

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APRRN​ ​SUBMISSION​ ​TO​ ​THE​ 2017 HIGH COMMISSIONER’S DIALOGUE ON PROTECTION CHALLENGES

This briefing paper was prepared in advance of the High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges that was held in Geneva, Switzerland on 12-13 December 2017. The full APRRN submission can be found here.

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