Prominent blogger Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh is arrested

PARIS, 11 October 2016 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) strongly decries the arrest of prominent blogger and human rights defender Ms. Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh at her home in Khánh Hòa province on 10 October 2016. Ms. Như Quỳnh, who blogs under the name Mẹ Nấm …

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Vietnam: End ongoing crackdown on peaceful dissent

  PARIS, 22 September 2016 (FIDH & VCHR) – Vietnam must end the ongoing repression of peaceful dissent, repeal its repressive laws, and immediately release all political prisoners, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) said today. FIDH and VCHR’s call followed the imprisonment of three …

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