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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recommends designating Vietnam as “Country of Particular Concern” for religious freedom violations

  PARIS, 27 April 2017 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the 2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom issued on Wednesday by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), and its recommendation that Vietnam be designated as a “Country of Particular Concern” (CPC) by …

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VCHR and EPRID urge EU to continue and strengthen the mandate of the EU Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief

    The European Platform against Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID), a Brussels-based network of civil society religious and non-religious organisations working to mainstream freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) in EU policies and practices, sent an Open Letter today to leaders of the European Union urging them to continue …

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Đại lão Hoà thượng Thích Quảng Độ trước toà án Nhân dân TP Hồ Chí Minh năm 1995 để lãnh án 5 năm tù giam và 3 năm quản chế vì « tội » đi cứu trợ đồng bào bị lũ lụt ở đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long

VCHR regrets that US State Department’s Human Rights Report fails to raise the case of Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Độ

PARIS, 9th March 2017 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the US State Department’s 2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices released on 3rd March 2017. The report’s 58-page chapter on Vietnam makes a severe appraisal of the human rights situation, documenting widespread abuses and “severe …

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Signing letters to the European Parliament, February 2017 (Photo Alvin Jacobson)

Amnesty International group in US sends 70 letters to EP delegation to Vietnam calling for the release of Buddhist dissident Thích Quảng Độ

PARIS 28 February 2017 (VCHR) – In preparation for a visit to Vietnam by the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights from 20-24 February 2017, members of Amnesty International in Boston launched a letter-writing campaign to urge the EP delegation to press for the release of prominent Buddhist dissident Thích …

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