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President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen (centre) with participants of the TIRFF

VCHR highlights serious violations of freedom of religion or belief in Vietnam at the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum (TIRFF)

PARIS, 8 June 2019 (VCHR) – Mr. Võ Trần Nhật, Executive Secretary of the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) described the alarming situation of freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) in Vietnam at the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum (TIRFF) held in the city of Hsinchu, near Taipei, from …

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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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Vo Van Ai receives 2006 Rafto Prize in Bergen, Norway on behalf of Buddhist dissident Venerable Thich Quang Do

PARIS, 6 November 2006 (BIIB) – The Rafto Foundation in Bergen, Norway, awarded the 20th 2006 Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize to Venerable Thich Quang Do, Deputy leader of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) “for his personal courage and perseverance through three decades of peaceful opposition against …

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