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At the 13th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Vietnam Committee denounces double language, stifling of free expression and unfair trials in Vietnam

GENEVA, 16 March 2010 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE) – Speaking on behalf of the France-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights and Agir Ensemble pour les Droits de l’Homme (Working Together for Human Rights), Mr. Vo Tran Nhat told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today that the double language and systematic …

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On the occasion of International Women’s Day: UBCV leader Thich Quang Do calls on three prominent women to lead a joint initiative for human rights and democracy in Vietnam

  PARIS, 8 March 2010 (IBIB) – The Patriarch of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) Thich Quang Do has written to three prominent women, U.S. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Rafto Foundation Director Therese Jebsen (Norway) and French lawyer Nathalie Muller-Sarallier, calling on them to join together in an …

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Buddhist Delegation calls on Australia to raise persecution of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam in the upcoming Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

CANBERRA, 26 November 2009 (IBIB) – At the invitation of the Australian Parliament’s Human Rights Sub-Committee, a delegation of Buddhists from the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam Overseas (UBCVO) from Europe and the USA were in Canberra today for a Briefing with the Sub-Committee on repression against Buddhists in Vietnam. …

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