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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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Over sixty religious figures, Nobel Peace Prize laureates, legislators and civil society leaders call on Vietnam to cease religious repression and release Thich Quang Do on UN Vesak Day

PARIS, 7 May 2014 (Vietnam Committee) – As Vietnam hosts celebrations of the United Nations Day of the Vesak (Birth, Enlightenment and Passing away of the Buddha) at the Bai Dinh Temple in Ninh Binh from 7-11 May, sixty one prominent international personalities have launched a joint appeal to the …

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