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AFP : Thailand denies entry to Vietnam activists: group

  Agence France Presse   BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 (AFP) – Thailand has refused entry to two human rights campaigners due to speak at a Bangkok press conference Monday about alleged abuses in neighbouring Vietnam, a journalists’ organisation said. Airport security officers are seen at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok. …

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The Bangkok Post : FIDH slams Thai-Vietnam collusion

    The Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) has strongly criticized Thailand collusion with Vietnam in censoring discussions on Vietnam’s human rights issues in the Thai soil. “We are dismayed by the Thai authorities’ decision to ban entry on the Thai territory of two well-known human rights defenders …

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GMA News.tv : Thailand blocks news event on Vietnam human rights

    BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 (GMA News.TV) — The Thai government blocked a news conference planned Monday on Vietnamese human rights because it feared the disclosures might insult the neighboring country. The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand was hosting the news conference in Bangkok by two international human rights …

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The Nation : Rights activists banned from talking here

    The Foreign Ministry has banned two French activists from launching a report in Bangkok today on human rights abuses in Vietnam. The ministry pressed the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) to cancel the event scheduled for this morning, but it asked the government to reconsider its request, …

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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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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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