Speaking out in public for the first time in 26 years: Thich Quang Do addresses farmers demonstrating in Ho Chi Minh City against power abuse and state appropriation of lands

“To solve these problems, we must work together for political pluralism, democracy and human rights, especially freedom of expression. There can be no justice under the one-Party state” PARIS, 17 July 2007 (IBIB) – At 10am (Vietnam time) this morning, the Most Venerable Thich Quang Do, 79, Deputy leader of …

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European Parliament condemns crack-down on dissidents and calls on Europe to reassess its policy of cooperation with Vietnam

STRASBURG, 12th July 2007 (Vietnam Committee) – In its plenary session in Strasbourg today, the European Parliament adopted a “Resolution on Vietnam”, condemning repression against dissidents, religious persecution, the incompatibility of Vietnam’s legislation with international human rights laws, and the double game played by the Vietnamese authorities in regards to …

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