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US Congressman Alan Lowenthal and USCIRF Vice Chairwoman Kristina Arriaga adopt detained Buddhist Patriarch Thích Quảng Độ as a Prisoner of Conscience

  PARIS, 12 April 2018 (VCHR) – US Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Kristina Arriaga, Vice Chairwoman of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) announced that they have officially adopted the Most Venerable Thích Quảng Độ, Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) as a prisoner of …

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Fifteen years prison for Nguyen Van Dai and harsh sentences for Brotherhood for Democracy activists at an unfair trial in Hanoi

  PARIS, 5th April 2018 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) is outraged by the sentences handed down on six peaceful activists today by the Supreme People’s Court in Hanoi at a one-day trial that violated all international standards. Human rights lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài was sentenced …

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Vietnam: As trial begins, rights groups call for the release of Nguyen Van Dai and the Brotherhood for Democracy members

  Joint Press Release   PARIS-GENEVA, April 4, 2018 (VCHR & The Observatory) – Vietnamese authorities must drop all charges against human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai, his assistant Le Thu Ha, and seven other members of the Brotherhood for Democracy and immediately release them, the Observatory for the Protection …

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French President Emmanuel Macron must demand respect of human rights in Vietnam during Communist Party leader’s visit to France

  PARIS 24 March 2018 (VCHR) – Three France-based human rights organizations, the FIDH, the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and the League for Human Rights (LDH) have sent an Open Letter to French President Emmanuel Macron on the occcasion of the visit of Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary …

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Vietnam denounced before UN Human Rights Council for stifling civil society and enforcing the “rule by law” to suppress human rights

  GENEVA, 14 March 2018 (VCHR) – Speaking on behalf of the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, VCHR President Võ Văn Ái denounced the escalation of repression against human rights defenders, bloggers, …

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