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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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European Parliament castigates Vietnam for systematic violations of human rights and detention of political prisoners

  PARIS, 15th November 2018 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the resolution adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today on “Vietnam, notably the situation of political prisoners”. The resolution was tabled jointly by six major political parties from across the political spectrum [i]. The …

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Open Letter: EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement contravenes the EU’s human rights obligations

  Brussels, 7 November 2018   Dear Ms. Malmström, FIDH and VCHR wish to express their concern over the draft EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement that was made public in late September 2018, which, to our view, fails to provide sufficient human rights safeguards, and as a consequence, puts the EU …

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