[Fortify Rights Vacancy] Rohingya Human Rights Associate

The Human Rights Associate conducts independent human rights research and documentation, advocates for change with decision-makers and relevant stakeholders, and facilitates technical support, access to opportunities, and protection for human rights defenders and affected communities. They provide country-based knowledge and lead the strategic direction of Fortify Rights’ work within the countries where they work. The Human Rights Associate monitors human rights developments and serves as a focal point for representing the team and providing credible information on human rights concerns. The Human Rights Associate is a member of Fortify Rights’s country team and receives strategic guidance and technical support all other teams, including Fortify Rights’s team of directors, technical team, operations team, creative media team, etc.

Advancing Refugee Rights

In the Asia Pacific region with a growing network of over 200 active civil society organisations and individuals from 28 countries

What we do

Together, we work to advance the rights and inclusion of refugees and other people in need of protection in the Asia Pacific region—including refugees, asylum seekers, torture survivors and complainants, trafficked persons, IDPs, stateless persons, migrants in vulnerable situations, and returnees—so they may have equal and adequate access to assistance and protection, and to timely durable solutions

Upcoming Events

Updates of recent events and activities organised by APRRN, members and partners in the region.


Highlights of advocacy efforts undertaken by APRRN and partners over the past month, as well as upcoming activities and opportunities.

News Briefs (February 2023)

Our News Briefs bring you the latest highlights from the advocacy efforts of APRRN and our members, as well as keeping you informed on upcoming events and activities. We strive to provide regular updates on the network’s activities and developments in the refugee protection sphere, alongside the emerging political climate in the Asia Pacific region. We welcome contributions from members! Please share your updates, information, or resources with Sharon at msco@aprrn.org.

Latest Update

Up-to-date highlights of the work APRRN, members and partners are doing and what is happening in the region.


News Briefs (February 2023)

8 March 2023

9 March 2023

Rohingya Human Rights Associate

23 March 2023

URGENT STATEMENT: Bali Process Mechanisms must be Activated to stop Rohingya Deaths at Sea

26 January 2023

URGENT STATEMENT: Malaysia Must Stop the Planned Deportation of Myanmar Nationals and Allow Those Currently Detained Immediate Access to UNHCR

24 October 2022

World Uyghur Congress: Investigate Death of Uyghur refugee in Thai immigration detention facility; remaining Uyghur detainees must be released

17 February 2023

Rohingya CBOs Condemn WFP's Decision to Cut Food Rations

1 March 2023
Current Affairs

JAPAN: Japan to Recognise Turkish Kurd as Refugee After Appeals Court Ruling

12 July 2022
Current Affairs

MALAYSIA: Refugee Tracking System Dehumanising, Open to Abuse, Say Groups

25 July 2022
Current Affairs

Govt urged to create conducive environment for refugees to live with dignity

3 August 2022
Current Affairs

Japan grants refugee status to 98 Afghans fleeing Taliban rule

23 August 2022
Current Affairs

Voice of America (VOA) -- Death of Uyghur Refugee in Thai Detention Stirs Condemnation

1 March 2023

“Current Situations of Ukrainian Evacuees in Japan – Towards Inclusive Societies and the Future of Education”

7 March 2023

International Refugee Law and the Non-Signatory States to the 1951 Refugee Convention: Developing a Research Agenda

10 May 2023

Annual Tripartite Consultations On Resettlement

7 October 2022

Thailand: National Screening Mechanism Assessment Report (2021)

12 May 2022
Annual Report

Annual Report 2019

12 May 2022

Enabling Equal Access: Overcoming Language Barriers in Refugee Protection

12 October 2022

Undoing Precarity: Elevating Positive Practices for Refugee Protection in South and South East Asia

6 September 2022

Annual Report 2021

30 January 2023

Understanding RLO Impact: A meta-synthesis of five external impact evaluations covering programs run by Refugee-Led Organizations (RLOs)

15 March 2023

Asylum Seekers & Refugees Household & Livelihood Survey 2022

10 February 2023

It's Time to Share Responsibility: The Rohingya Crisis Five Years On

25 August 2022

TOGETHER WE DID! A reflection on the impact of the COVID-19 Emergency Statelessness Fund (CESF) Consortium

1 March 2023