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STATEMENT IN CONDEMNATION OF THE EXECUTIONS OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN MYANMAR/BURMA

Chin Human Rights Organization is deeply horrified and disgusted by the execution over the weekend of four prominent political prisoners, including Ko Jimmy & Phyo Zeyar Thaw by SAC military junta.

21 July 2022

STATEMENT

APRRN CALLS ON THE ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT TO COMPLY WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CEASE ITS DEPORTATION OF REFUGEES

Following the recent refoulement of three Cambodian nationals recognized as refugees by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly urges the Thai government to reaffirm its commitment to the principle of non-refoulement (the prohibition against the forcible return of refugees or people seeking asylum to a country where they are liable to be persecuted) in accordance with its international legal obligations.

20 May 2022

STATEMENT

APRRN CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA TO COMPLY WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CEASE DEPORTATION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST UNHCR-RECOGNISED REFUGEE MOHAMMED KHAIRUZZAMAN

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is gravely concerned by the Government of Malaysia’s arrest, detention, and efforts to deport Mr Mohammed Khairuzzaman, a UNHCR-registered refugee

17 May 2022

STATEMENT

APRRN CONDEMNS THE REFOULEMENT OF A ROHINGYA REFUGEE WOMAN FROM INDIA AND THE ESCALATING RISK TO OTHER ROHINGYA REFUGEES IN INDIA

APRRN condemns the recent refoulement of a Rohingya refugee woman from India to Myanmar in serious violation of both international and Indian domestic law

12 May 2022

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INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY URGES MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT TO RETHINK IMMIGRATION DETENTION POLICIES & PRACTICES

A large number of Rohingya refugees are held indefinitely in immigration detention centres in Malaysia, without the possibility of release. This has been compounded by the Malaysian government refusing UNHCR access to detention centres in order to conduct refugee status determination processes since August 2019

2 May 2022

PRESS RELEASE

APRRN MOURNS THE DEATH OF ROHINGYA LEADER MOHIBULLAH AND CALLS FOR MORE DETERMINED INTERNATIONAL ACTION

APRRN condemns in the strongest terms the brutal killing of Mohibullah, Chairman of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), at his office in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

21 October 2021

PRESS RELEASE

STATEMENT IN CONDEMNATION OF THE EXECUTIONS OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN MYANMAR/BURMA

Chin Human Rights Organization is deeply horrified and disgusted by the execution over the weekend of four prominent political prisoners, including Ko Jimmy & Phyo Zeyar Thaw by SAC military junta.

21 July 2022

STATEMENT

APRRN CALLS ON THE ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT TO COMPLY WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CEASE ITS DEPORTATION OF REFUGEES

Following the recent refoulement of three Cambodian nationals recognized as refugees by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly urges the Thai government to reaffirm its commitment to the principle of non-refoulement (the prohibition against the forcible return of refugees or people seeking asylum to a country where they are liable to be persecuted) in accordance with its international legal obligations.

20 May 2022

STATEMENT

APRRN CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA TO COMPLY WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CEASE DEPORTATION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST UNHCR-RECOGNISED REFUGEE MOHAMMED KHAIRUZZAMAN

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is gravely concerned by the Government of Malaysia’s arrest, detention, and efforts to deport Mr Mohammed Khairuzzaman, a UNHCR-registered refugee

17 May 2022

STATEMENT

APRRN CONDEMNS THE REFOULEMENT OF A ROHINGYA REFUGEE WOMAN FROM INDIA AND THE ESCALATING RISK TO OTHER ROHINGYA REFUGEES IN INDIA

APRRN condemns the recent refoulement of a Rohingya refugee woman from India to Myanmar in serious violation of both international and Indian domestic law

12 May 2022

PRESS RELEASE

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY URGES MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT TO RETHINK IMMIGRATION DETENTION POLICIES & PRACTICES

A large number of Rohingya refugees are held indefinitely in immigration detention centres in Malaysia, without the possibility of release. This has been compounded by the Malaysian government refusing UNHCR access to detention centres in order to conduct refugee status determination processes since August 2019

2 May 2022

PRESS RELEASE

APRRN MOURNS THE DEATH OF ROHINGYA LEADER MOHIBULLAH AND CALLS FOR MORE DETERMINED INTERNATIONAL ACTION

APRRN condemns in the strongest terms the brutal killing of Mohibullah, Chairman of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), at his office in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

21 October 2021