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Open Letter: Immediate and On-Going Protection Needed for Montagnards in Cambodia

8 July 2019 Minister Sar Kheng Ministry of Interior 275 Preah Norodom Blvd. Chamkarmon Phnom Penh, 12301, Cambodia   cc Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Justice UNHCR Regional Office UN OHCHR Cambodia   Open Letter to Minister Sar Kheng: Immediate and … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Teenage Somali refugee with Downs Syndrome held in Thai immigration detention despite clear medical risk

Please view PDF here. PRESS RELEASE Teenage Somali refugee with Downs Syndrome held in Thai immigration detention despite clear medical risk [BANGKOK, 3 April 2019] The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is deeply concerned by the continued detention of … Continue reading

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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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Open Letter: Re: Civil Society Amplifies Need for Release of Recognised Refugee Hakeem al-Araibi

The PDF version can be found here. 23 January 2019 Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha Office of the Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister Office Government House, 1 Pissanulok Road Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand   cc Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Justice UNHCR Regional … 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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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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Open Letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha: Release Refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi and Allow Him Safe Passage to Australia

For PDF version please see here.     Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha Office of the Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister Office Government House, 1 Pissanulok Road Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand     cc Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Justice UNHCR … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Refugee Rights Activists from Across Asia Denounce Australia’s Decision to Withdraw from the Global Compact for Migration

To view the PDF version, please click here.   For immediate release Refugee Rights Activists from Across Asia Denounce Australia’s Decision to Withdraw from the Global Compact for Migration Bangkok, 22 November 2018, 07:00: On 21 November 2018, the Australian … 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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Urgent APRRN Statement: India Forcibly Returns Persecuted Rohingyas back to Myanmar

Please find the PDF version of this statement here.  8 October 2018 Urgent APRRN Statement
 India Forcibly Returns Persecuted Rohingyas back to Myanmar The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly condemns the Indian Government’s recent decision to forcibly remove … Continue reading

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