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Statement by Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme (AEDH) & Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) before 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council (18/9/2019)

Mrs. Vice-President, AEDH and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights express their grave concern about systematic violations of the right to freedom of religion or belief in Vietnam. Freedom of religion or belief is a universal right, enshrined in Article 18 of the ICCPR. Vietnam has been a state party …

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Đại diện VCHR ông Võ Trần Nhật thuyết trình tại Quốc hội Đan Mạch ở thủ đô Copenhague, hình của Dansk Missionråd

VCHR proposes strategies for advancing Freedom of Religion of Belief in Vietnam at the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen

  PARIS, 13th December 2018 (VCHR) – On 6th December 2018, Võ Trần Nhật, Executive Secretary of Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) addressed a gathering of Members of Parliament, diplomats and human rights defenders at the Danish Parliament (Folketing) in Copenhagen to discuss the hardships faced by civil society …

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Võ Văn Ái speaks before the UN Human Rights Council on 18 September 2018

VCHR and AEDH accuse Vietnam of grave human rights violations and disinformation at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

  GENEVA, 18 September 2018 (VCHR) – Speaking on behalf of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme (AEDH) at the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva from 10–28 September, VCHR President Võ Văn Ái denounced …

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In Vesak Day Message, UBCV leader Thích Quảng Độ urges Buddhists to overcome repression through the teachings of nonviolence and compassion

  PARIS, 28 May 2018 (IBIB) – The Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, Fifth Supreme Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) issued his annual Message on the Anniversary of the Vesak (Birth of Buddha). Vesak Day, the most important event in the Buddhist calendar, is celebrated on …

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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom urges the US to designate Vietnam as “Country of Particular Concern” for egregious violations of freedom of religion or belief

    PARIS, 25.4.2018 (VCHR) –The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the 2018 Annual Report issued by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Wednesday, and its recommendation that Vietnam be designated as a “Country of Particular Concern” (CPC). Under the 1998 US International Religious Freedom …

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French President Emmanuel Macron must demand respect of human rights in Vietnam during Communist Party leader’s visit to France

  PARIS 24 March 2018 (VCHR) – Three France-based human rights organizations, the FIDH, the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and the League for Human Rights (LDH) have sent an Open Letter to French President Emmanuel Macron on the occcasion of the visit of Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary …

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Vietnam denounced before UN Human Rights Council for stifling civil society and enforcing the “rule by law” to suppress human rights

  GENEVA, 14 March 2018 (VCHR) – Speaking on behalf of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, VCHR President Võ Văn Ái denounced the escalation of repression against human rights defenders, bloggers, …

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