Golden Opportunity for ASEAN to Begin Recognizing Refugee Rights

Press Release Golden Opportunity for ASEAN to Begin Recognizing Refugee Rights [Jakarta, 24 January 2019] Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) appreciates the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN’s) effort in facilitating repatriation for Rohingya refugees facing persecution in Myanmar.  Earlier this week, ASEAN expressed the intent to address the issue of forced migration of Rohingya […]

PERPRES – Refugee Protection Must Answer Key Issues Regarding Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia

 The Government of Indonesia has passed Presidential Decree (Perpres) 31 December 2016: ”Republic of Indonesia Presidential Decree 125/2016 regarding Refugees from Abroad”. SUAKA; Indonesian Civil Society Network for Refugee Rights Protection, welcomes this Presidential Decree (Perpres), which has been planned since 2010. This regulation fills a legal vacuum which has long affected asylum seekers and […]