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Viet Nam: Three human rights defenders sentenced to jail

  PARIS-GENEVA, August 26, 2014 (Observatory & Vietnam Committee on Human Rights) – The arbitrary imprisonment of three human rights defenders on trumped-up charged makes a mockery of Vietnam’s human rights commitments and obligations, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (a joint programme of FIDH and the …

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VIETNAM: Blogger Truong Duy Nhat’s two-year prison sentence upheld

PARIS-GENEVA, June 30, 2014 (OBSERVATORY & VCHR). On June 26, the highest jurisdiction in Vietnam upheld a two-year prison sentence against blogger Truong Duy Nhat. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT joint programme, together with the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), denounce the Supreme …

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