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Nobel Peace Laureate joins Appeal to end Death Penalty in Vietnam

PARIS, 11 October 2011 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – International personalities and organizations have joined the appeal launched on the 9th World Day against the Death Penalty by Quê Me: Action for Democracy in Vietnam and the Vietnam Committee for Human Rights (VCHR) for an end to capital punishment in Vietnam  (1). …

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At the 18th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council: Vietnam Committee denounces repression of peaceful anti-China protests and calls for repeal of anti-demonstration laws in Vietnam

  GENEVA, 15 September 2011 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – Speaking on behalf of the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today, Mr. Vo Tran Nhat called on Vietnam to cease recent repression of peaceful demonstrations, …

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At the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Democracies: Global Civil society Leaders Urge Support for Democratization in Vietnam

VILNIUS, 1st July 2011 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – Governmental delegations from 100 democratic countries and over 120 civil society leaders and democracy activists from all over the world met together in Vilnius for the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Democracies on 1st July 2011 to discuss strategies for strengthening …

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At the ASEAN People’s Forum 2011 in Jakarta:
Vietnam Committee denounces brutal repression against religious freedom in Vietnam

JAKARTA, 5 May 2011 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – A delegation from the Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) participated in the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum 2011 (ACSC/APF) and associated events from 30 April-7 May 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia, to draw attention to widespread human rights violations in Vietnam. …

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