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At the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council:
Vietnam Committee on Human Rights denounces violent repression of demonstrations in Vietnam

  GENEVA, 22 June 2016 (VCHR) – Speaking on behalf of the FIDH at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Mr. Võ Văn Ái regretted the “deafening silence” of Vietnam’s Vice-President Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh concerning her government’s violent repression of peaceful demonstrations that have broken out all over …

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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom places Vietnam on blacklist for violations of freedom of religion or belief

  PARIS, 2 May 2016 (VCHR) – For the sixteenth consecutive year, since 2001, Vietnam is on a blacklist of countries singled out by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for “systematic, ongoing and egregious violations” of freedom of religion or belief. USCIRF recommends that Vietnam be designated …

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Protestant activist ill-treated in Vietnam

The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights joined with 33 civil society organizations and human rights defenders in signing this joint letter to the Vietnamese leadership protesting the ill-treatment of Mrs. Trần Thị Hồng for seeking to meet US Ambassador At Large on International Religious Freedom: Joint Statement Alleged Torture of …

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