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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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Vietnam: Imprisonment of blogger and activist condemned

  PARIS, 23 March 2016 (FIDH & VCHR): The Vietnamese government must immediately end the ongoing repression of peaceful dissent, release all political prisoners, and repeal its draconian legislation, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) said today. The two organizations reiterated their demands in response …

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