R.I.P. Vo Van Ai – Vietnam’s tireless rights defender

DemDigest – January 31, 2023 – Vo Van Ai, a tireless militant in defense of religious freedom and human rights in Vietnam, died on January 26, in Paris, of complications from heart surgery. He was 88 years old, Le Monde reports. Ai was founder and president of Quê Me: Action …

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Vietnam given failing grades by UN human rights body

PARIS, 18 November 2022 (VCHR & FIDH) – FIDH and VCHR welcome the assessment by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee (CCPR), which gave Vietnam’s government poor grades concerning the implementation of the committee’s recommendations on the death penalty, freedom of expression, and human rights defenders. On 11 November …

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