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AP : UPDATE 1-Dissident Vietnam monk given nod to resettle

    HANOI, April 8 (Reuters) – Vietnam will permit a dissident Buddhist monk, who recently completed a 20-month jail term for stirring unrest against Hanoi, to resettle in another country if he wants to, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday. A representative of the United Nations High Commissioner …

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VCP Secretary-general Nong Duc Manh visits European Commission in Brussels :
Vietnam Committee and prominent Euro MPs urge Romano Prodi to demand the release of Thich Huyen Quang, Thich Quang Do and Pham Quê Duong

Whilst the Vietnamese Communist Party Secretary-general Nong Duc Manh made an extremely “discrete” visit to Brussels today, Mr. Vo Van Ai, President of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights sent a letter to EC President Romano Prodi calling on him to raise Vietnam’s serious human rights violations during their …

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