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Asylum Access Thailand

Asylum Access Thailand is non-profit organization founded to make human rights for Urban Refugees and Asylum seekers in Thailand through providing legal service.

Presence in: Thailand
Focus: Generalist Legal Services

Asylum Access Thailand (AAT), established in 2007, provides legal counsel and representation to refugees seeking asylum in refugee status determination proceedings conducted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Bangkok. Our clients come from over 40 different nationalities. While the majority are from Pakistan and Somalia, we also see clients from Sri Lanka, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq and many other countries. AAT helped refugees to assert their fundamental human rights through using integrated tool, such as legal representation to UNHCR Refugee Status Determination process, community legal empowerment, policy advocacy and strategic litigation in domestic legal system.

People Associated With This Organization

Nichapa Chanwisitkul

Thailand  
Asylum Access Thailand
Joined August 2018
Interests: Criminal Justice, Education, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Labor & Employment
Nichapa has graduated from law school, Chulalongkorn University and works at Asylum Access Thailand (AAT), providing legal advise and representation for refugees seeking asylum and conducting Refugee Status Determination process (RSD) with UNHCR in Thailand, as a protection officer and paralegal project coordinator. As Protection Officer at AAT, her roles is to provide protection to asylum seekers and refugees in Bangkok by providing legal counseling and assisting them for RSD process; furthermore, under her supervisor, she is a focal person for paralegal project which aims to empower refugee community to assist themselves and expand access to Justice through their paralegal.
Nichapa Chanwisitkul is the network champion (main point of contact) for Asylum Access Thailand.

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