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Joint NGO letter calls for release of Nguyen Bac Truyen

RE: Civil society organisations call for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr. Nguyễn Bắc Truyển Dear High Representative/Vice President Mogherini,CC: Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, First-Vice President Frans Timmermans We are writing to express our deep concern about the arrest and sentencing of legal expert and human rights defender Nguyễn …

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UN Human Rights Committee highlights gross violations of civil and political rights in Vietnam

PARIS, 29 March 2019 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the “Concluding Observations” published today by the UN Human Rights Committee on Vietnam’s implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The report reveals grave and systematic violations of civil and political rights …

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Đại diện VCHR ông Võ Trần Nhật thuyết trình tại Quốc hội Đan Mạch ở thủ đô Copenhague, hình của Dansk Missionråd

VCHR proposes strategies for advancing Freedom of Religion of Belief in Vietnam at the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen

  PARIS, 13th December 2018 (VCHR) – On 6th December 2018, Võ Trần Nhật, Executive Secretary of Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) addressed a gathering of Members of Parliament, diplomats and human rights defenders at the Danish Parliament (Folketing) in Copenhagen to discuss the hardships faced by civil society …

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European Parliament castigates Vietnam for systematic violations of human rights and detention of political prisoners

  PARIS, 15th November 2018 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the resolution adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today on “Vietnam, notably the situation of political prisoners”. The resolution was tabled jointly by six major political parties from across the political spectrum [i]. The …

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Open Letter: EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement contravenes the EU’s human rights obligations

  Brussels, 7 November 2018   Dear Ms. Malmström, FIDH and VCHR wish to express their concern over the draft EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement that was made public in late September 2018, which, to our view, fails to provide sufficient human rights safeguards, and as a consequence, puts the EU …

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