Joint Statement of Concern on Vietnam’s Draft Law on Religion

We, the undersigned civil society organizations are concerned that Vietnam’s draft Law on Belief and Religion (1) is inconsistent with the right to freedom of religion or belief. We call upon the Government to comprehensively revise the draft Law to conform with Vietnam’s obligations under international human rights law in the …

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Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief in Southeast Asia

The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) endorsed a Declaration on strengthening freedom of religion or belief in Southeast Asia at the first regional conference on religious freedom in Southeast Asia, in Bangkok, Thailand, from 30 September to 1 October 2015. “This is a very important event because for the …

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