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Võ Văn Ái speaks before the UN Human Rights Council on 18 September 2018

VCHR and AEDH accuse Vietnam of grave human rights violations and disinformation at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

  GENEVA, 18 September 2018 (VCHR) – Speaking on behalf of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme (AEDH) at the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva from 10–28 September, VCHR President Võ Văn Ái denounced …

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In Vesak Day Message, UBCV leader Thích Quảng Độ urges Buddhists to overcome repression through the teachings of nonviolence and compassion

  PARIS, 28 May 2018 (IBIB) – The Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) issued his annual Message on the Anniversary of the Vesak (Birth of Buddha). Vesak Day, the most important event in the Buddhist calendar, is celebrated on …

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Buddhist Youth Leader Lê Công Cầu goes on hunger strike to protest ban on visiting critically-ill UBCV leader Thích Quảng Độ

PARIS, 15h May 2017 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) strongly protests the inhumane attitude of the Vietnamese government regarding Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, 89 year-old Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV). According to reports received from the UBCV, Thích Quảng Độ, who …

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Đại lão Hoà thượng Thích Quảng Độ trước toà án Nhân dân TP Hồ Chí Minh năm 1995 để lãnh án 5 năm tù giam và 3 năm quản chế vì « tội » đi cứu trợ đồng bào bị lũ lụt ở đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long

VCHR regrets that US State Department’s Human Rights Report fails to raise the case of Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Độ

PARIS, 9th March 2017 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the US State Department’s 2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices released on 3rd March 2017. The report’s 58-page chapter on Vietnam makes a severe appraisal of the human rights situation, documenting widespread abuses and “severe …

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