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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