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New restrictions on the right to demonstrate in Vietnam

PARIS, 30 March 2016 (VCHR) – The Minister of Public Security has issued new regulations which limit the right to demonstrate in Vietnam and give Police broad powers to crack down on public gatherings outside Courts when trials are in session. Circular 13/2016/TT-BCA on “Regulations on the duties of the …

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Vietnam: Imprisonment of blogger and activist condemned

PARIS, 23 March 2016: The Vietnamese government must immediately end the ongoing repression of peaceful dissent, release all political prisoners, and repeal its draconian legislation, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR)said today. The two organizations reiterated their demands in response to today’s decision by a …

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