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JRS Cambodia provides legal and social services to urban asylum seekers and refugees in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Services include legal statements, appeals, education, housing, income generating, and friendship.
Other forcibly displaced persons include land evictees, trafficked persons, labour migrants and stateless people.
In collaboration with Australian Vietnamese Lawyer at the Khmer Rouge Trial, JRS conducted research into stateless Vietnamese.
A JRS intern did a major research project on the legal aspects of land disputes and forced evection, labour migration, trafficking in persons, refugees and asylum seekers.
Our JRS Lawyer finalized research on asylum protection in South East Asia.

JRS Turns 35 Years - Srun Sony and Sr Denise Coghlan off to New York

(Washington, D.C.) November 3, 2015 _ Jesuit Refugee Service/USA will commemorate 35 years of working alongside refugees and the displaced on Dec. 1, and present Sr. Denise Coghlan, RSM with the JRS Accompany Award. Fr. Pedro Arrupe S.J. founded JRS in November 1980, in response to the exodus of refugees from Vietnam and Cambodia.
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JRS Logo Global Campaign to eradicate Statelessness

16 Junly 2015

JRS Cambodia will host a meeting to launch the UNHCR Global Campaign to eradicate Statelessness on July 21 2015..
Ms Nikola Errington, former JRS lawyer, now Statelessness Officer for UNHCR will attend.

Many Montagnard Asylum Seekers are still waiting to be registered in Phnom Penh

Many Montagnard Asylum Seekers are still waiting to be registered in Phnom Penh

   
Migrant boat tethered to a Thai navy vessel, in waters near Koh Lipe island. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters Migrants boat tethered to a Thai navy vessel, in waters near Koh Lipe island. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters REFUGEE DAY-20 June 2015

19th June 2015

60 million refugees calling on UNHCR for help.
" REFUGEES DAY CALLS US TO COMPASSION ADN HOSPITALITY"
Event UNHCR says the 60 million people crying for help are beyond its capacity and resources to help....
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A woman rejoices during traditional dancesView leaflet World Refugee Day: push forward, not back

16th June 2015

Rome, 15 June 2015 - For World Refugee Day this weekend, the Jesuit Refugee Service urges you to remember that the key to change is within each of us. While governments decide to accept or reject refugees, only we have the power to truly welcome them. We must change our fixed view of refugees as 'the other.'
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Refugee in NauruRefugee Manual Downlaod RE AUSTRALIA/CAMBODIA DEAL TO RESETTLE AUSTRALIA'S REFUGEES ON NAURU IN CAMBODIA

21th August 2014

Local integration into Australia is the most appropriate and possible durable solution for Australia's refugees on Nauru.
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From Australia's Off Shore Detention Centres to Cambodia

19th May 2014

Cambodia is edging closer to signing a Memorandum Of Understanding with Australia to accept refugees from Australia off shore detention centres.....
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Download STATELESSNESS IN CAMBODIA

JUNE 2013 BRIEF

Statelessness is a condition experienced by individuals who are not recognized as citizens or nationals of any country. It is a problem frequently encountered in the developing world ....
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Download ROHINGYA REFUGEES IN CAMBODIA

JUNE 2013 BRIEF

Since June 2012, local tensions and violence in Burma have escalated resulting in clashes between Arakanese and Rohingya ethnic groups...
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Download KHMER KROM JUNE 2013 BRIEF

History

The Khmer Krom are an ethnic-Khmer minority group of around 1 million people living in the lower Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, which is considered to be their ancestral homeland...
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Newsroom PRESS RELEASE

Reconciliation Advocates from JRS Conflict Zones Gather for Conference on World Refugee Day

(Siem Reap, Cambodia, 14 June 2013)-JRS delegates from Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Colombia and other countries will gather in Siem Reap to share their experiences working among refugees and for reconciliation. ...Read more!!!
   
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Jesuit Refugee Service Cambodia, 17th January 2013
Jesuit Refugee Service Cambodia has released a report on the legal status of ethnic Vietnamese minority populations in Cambodia under domestic and international laws governing nationality and statelessness. Entitled "A Boat Without Anchors" , the report details the...Read more...
   
Newsroom International: G20 Summit,an opportunity for world leaders to put refugee hospitality at the heart of globalisation
World Refugee Day Press Release Rome, 18 June 2012 - Over the next two days, the leaders of the G20 nations will make difficult decisions regarding the stability of the global economy. In conmemoration of World Refugee Day, 20 June, the Jesuit Refugee Service urges world leaders to place social cohesion at the core of their decision-making process, and not lose sight of the needs of more than 45 million forcibly-displaced migrants worldwide. Read More >>>
   
Cambodia: Resettlement no longer an option for urban refugees

Phnom Penh, September 15, 2010 -- The urban refugee population in Cambodia comprises people from all corners of the world. Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Burma, Sudan, China and Vietnam are just a few countries from which refugees living in Phnom Penh originate. Porous borders and the fact that Cambodia is a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention are the standard reasons refugees give for seeking asylum in Cambodia.

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Asia Pacific: What is an urban refugee?

Bangkok, 11 August, 2010 -- Jesuit Refugee Service, one of the few organizations to assist refugees in urban settings worldwide, has long recognized the severe state of neglect of urban refugees, and has tried to address these needs. Through advocacy to UNHCR and local authorities, direct assistance with food, housing and medical expenses, education, livelihood projects, and counselling and referral services, JRS addresses the broad spectrum of needs of urban refugees.


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