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International community mourns the passing of Buddhist Patriarch Thích Quảng Độ, proponent of freedom and human rights in Vietnam

Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, 1928-2020 (Photo IBIB) PARIS, 27 Debruary 2020 (VCHR & IBIB) – The Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) died on Saturday 22nd February 2020 in Saigon at the age of 93. He suffered from diabetes, …

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Civil society calls on European Parliament not to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement without firm guarantees on human rights

BRUSSELS, 3rd December 2019 (VCHR) – At a Conference on “Human Rights and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)”, hosted by MEP Julie Ward (S&D Group) and organized by Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), civil society organizations urged Euro-MPs not to ratify EVFTA until …

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Joint NGO letter calls for release of Nguyen Bac Truyen

RE: Civil society organisations call for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr. Nguyễn Bắc Truyển Dear High Representative/Vice President Mogherini,CC: Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, First-Vice President Frans Timmermans We are writing to express our deep concern about the arrest and sentencing of legal expert and human rights defender Nguyễn …

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New #FoRBDefender Movement Calls on People of all Faiths and None to Declare: “Believe it or not, it’s my Right!”

  BRUSSELS, 26 June 2018 – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), member of the European Platform against Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID) today joins EPRID to launch their new #FoRBDefender movement on freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief, calling on people everywhere to unite under the slogan, “Believe …

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Vietnam: Civil society organisations call for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr. Nguyễn Bắc Truyển

    8 November 2017 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 01 Hoang Hoa Tham Ba Dinh District Hanoi S.R. Vietnam Joint Letter RE: Civil society organisations call for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr. Nguyễn Bắc Truyển Dear Prime Minister,We are writing …

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At G20 Summit: VCHR calls on Vietnamese Prime Minister to release prisoners of conscience Thích Quảng Độ, Nguyễn Văn Đài and Đỗ Thị Hồng

PARIS, 6th July 2017 (VCHR) – As Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc arrives in Hamburg for the 12th meeting of the G20 Summit from 7-8 July, the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and over 40 personalities and civil society organizations from all over the world call on Vietnam …

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