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At the ASEAN People’s Forum 2011 in Jakarta:
Vietnam Committee denounces brutal repression against religious freedom in Vietnam

JAKARTA, 5 May 2011 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – A delegation from the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) participated in the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum 2011 (ACSC/APF) and associated events from 30 April-7 May 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia, to draw attention to widespread human rights violations in Vietnam. …

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VIETNAM: Deadly attack against a journalist

GENEVA-PARIS, February 3, 2011. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights & Quê Me : Action for Democracy in Vietnam, condemn the murder …

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IPS : Communist Party Steps on Already Stifled Newspapers

BANGKOK, Jan 27, 2011 (IPS) – A week after Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party ended its pivotal congress of the country’s political elite, there is little evidence in the state-controlled media of a possible return to the openness that once saw high-profile corruption scandals exposed in print here. “This is the …

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