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Observatory on Human Rights Defenders launches Urgent Appeal on the arbitrary sentencing of environmental rights activists Đăng Đình Bách, Mai Phan Lợi and Bạch Hùng Dương

PARIS, 18 August 2022 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) is deeply shocked by the appeal trials of environmental rights defenders Đăng Đình Bách, Mai Phan Lợi and Bạch Hùng Dương in Hanoi on 11 August 2022. The High People’s Court upheld the five-year prison sentence against …

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Vietnam arrests CSO leaders and blocks civil society participation in scrutiny of EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

PARIS, 8 July 2021 (VCHR) – With the first anniversary of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) only weeks away (1st August 2021), Vietnam has backtracked on its promises to the European Union by arresting key civil society activists and blocking the establishment of a mandatory “Domestic Advisory Group” of …

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Civil society urges European Parliament not to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement without firm guarantees on human rights – Phạm Chí Dũng arrested in Vietnam

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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Penelope Faulkner

Human Rights and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement – Remarks by Penelope Faulkner, Quê Me: Vietnam Committee on Human Rights

3rd December 2019, European Parliament, Brussels, Room A5G315 May I extend warm thanks to MEP Julie Ward for hosting this meeting, and to all those attending. I would like first to apologise for Vo Van Ai, President of VCHR, who is unable to speak here today due to ill health. …

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