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Bangladesh: In Rohingya refugee camps, coronavirus is under control — for now

The coronavirus pandemic reached Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps a month ago, raising alarm it could spiral out of control. While the situation is under control — at least for now — refugees need continued support. Source: https://bit.ly/2V9B1hj

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Press Release: Malaysia Returns UNHCR-recognised Refugee to Turkey Despite Serious Protection Concerns

Please find the PDF version of APRRN’s statement here.   For immediate release Malaysia Returns UNHCR-recognised Refugee to Turkey Despite Serious Protection Concerns Bangkok, 2 September 2019, 08:00: The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly condemns the Malaysian Government … Continue reading

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Press Release: Threats of Repatriation Again Loom Over Rohingya Refugees

Please see here for the PDF version of the Press Release. Threats of Repatriation Again Loom Over Rohingya Refugees BANGKOK, 20 August 2019: On 16 August 2019, the Bangladesh government announced their preparations to imminently repatriate 3,450 Rohingya refugees from … Continue reading

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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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