Vietnam: Progress urged towards abolishing the death penalty

PARIS, 10 October 2014 (FIDH & Vietnam Committee on Human Rights) – Vietnam must put an end to executions and undertake incremental and time-bound reforms towards abolishing the death penalty, FIDH and its member organization VCHR said today to mark the 12th World Day Against the Death Penalty. “Despite Vietnam’s …

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Viet Nam: Three human rights defenders sentenced to jail

  PARIS-GENEVA, August 26, 2014 (Observatory & Vietnam Committee on Human Rights) – The arbitrary imprisonment of three human rights defenders on trumped-up charged makes a mockery of Vietnam’s human rights commitments and obligations, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (a joint programme of FIDH and the …

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EU-Vietnam: FIDH and VCHR submit a Complaint to EU Ombudsman

  BRUSSELS-PARIS, 12 August 2014 (VCHR & FIDH) – In a complaint filed in Brussels on 7 August 2014, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organisation Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), requested that the EU Ombudsman address the European Commission’s refusal to take human rights …

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