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Media Release: Indonesia Should Continue Leadership on Refugee Rights and Demand Australia Stop the “Turn Backs”

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

[English Translation Follows]

Suaka – Indonesian Civil Society Network for
Refugee Rights Protection

c/o HRWG, Human Rights Working Group
Jiwasraya Building Lobby Floor
Jl. R.P Soeroso No 41 Gondangdia, Menteng
Jakarta Pusat 10350, Indonesia

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INDONESIA HARUS MELANJUTKAN KEPEMIMPINAN TENTANG HAK-HAK PENGUNGSI DAN MEMINTA AUSTRALIA UNTUK MENGHETNIKAN KEBIJAKAN “TURN BACKS

Jakarta, 14 Mei 2014 – Dengan laporan bahwa makin banyaknya kapal-kapal yang ‘dikembalikan’ berdasar atas operasi keamanan perbatasan Australia, Suaka, Jaringan Kerja Masyarakat Sipil Indonesia untuk Perlindungan Hak-hak Pengungsi, mendesak Indonesia untuk berkomitmen dalam memegang teguh hak asasi manusia di wilayah. Sebagai Negara demokratis terdepan di Asia Tenggara, Indonesia harus mengambil sikap tegas terhadap kebijakan keras ini.

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Letter to the Editor, Jakarta Post

Suaka as written a letter to the editor of The Jakarta Post regarding an opinion article published on 13 March 2014 about asylum seekers.

[Update: The letter was published on 22 March 2014]

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Asia Pacific NGO Statement for the UNHCR 59th Standing Committee

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APPRN) has prepared the Asia Pacific NGO Statement for the UNHCR 59th Standing Committee, held on 4-6 March 2014.

The key sections of the statement are set out below.

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