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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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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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Vietnam: Government report for Universal Periodic Review suppresses grave human rights violations

  PARIS, 4 September 2018 (VCHR & FIDH) – The draft report prepared by the Vietnamese government for the country’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) suppresses grave human rights violations and deliberately misinforms the international community, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) said today. The …

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Conference on “Freedom of Religion or Belief and Human Rights: Vietnamese and Tibetan Buddhism under threat” (Washington D.C. 11th July 2018)

    WASHINGTON D.C. 12 July 2018 – VCHR – Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) organized a Conference on “Freedom of Religion or Belief and Human Rights: Vietnamese and Tibetan Buddhism under threat” on July 11, 2018. The Conference was hosted by …

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