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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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In a Joint Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee, VCHR and FIDH denounce grave violations of the right to freedom of expression, treatment of human rights defenders and use of the death penalty in Vietnam

In a joint submission made to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee (CCPR) today, FIDH and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) regret that the Vietnamese government failed to take any steps towards the implementation of key recommendations made by the CCPR, after the review of the situation …

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Vietnam: Sentencing and arbitrary detention of environmental rights defender Nguy Thi Khanh

URGENT APPEAL – The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Vietnam. VNM 002 / 0622 / OBS 054Arbitrary detention /Judicial harassment/ VietnamJune 24, 2022 Description of the situation: …

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