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DPA : Vietnam pressured Thailand to block visas, activists say

  a href=”http://www.dpa.de” target=”_blank”>   HANOI, 13 September 2010 (dpa) – Vietnam was behind Thailand’s decision to block two activists from travelling to Bangkok to present a report on human rights in Vietnam, the activists said Monday. The Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights and the Vietnam Committee on Human …

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FCCT : FCCT Under Pressure to Cancel Press Conference

    To Members and Guests: Approximately one month ago, the FCCT accepted a booking from the Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) for them to hold a press conference in the Clubhouse launching a new report, “From Rhetoric to Reality: …

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The Thai authorities prevent a press conference on human rights in Vietnam
Debating Vietnam’s human rights record under its ASEAN Chairmanship is more than ever impossible

PARIS, 12 September 2010 (FIDH & VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) announced today that it has been under pressure by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs to cancel a press conference on human rights in Vietnam, organized by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) …

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Policeman faces maximum 7 year sentence for beating a youth to death: Vietnam Committee denounces a climate of impunity in Vietnam

PARIS, 11 August 2010 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – Mr. Vo Van Ai, President of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights, an affiliate of the International Federation on Human Rights (FIDH) expressed outrage over inequalities in Vietnam’s legal system regarding the sentence facing a policeman who beat a 21-year-old man to …

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