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Vietnam – Clampdown on peaceful protests: another illustration of the Government’s disregard of its international human rights obligations

PARIS/BANGKOK, 4 July 2012 (FIDH & VCHR) – The heavy-handed interference in the peaceful protests in several locations across Vietnam on Sunday 1 July 2012, including restrictions on freedom of movement and intimidation of participants, especially followers of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), is yet another indication of …

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UBCV monk beaten by Police in Dong Nai Province

PARIS, 19 June 2012 (VIETNAM COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS) – Buddhist monk Thich Quang Thanh, a member of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) was beaten by Police on Sunday 10th June in the southern province of Dong Nai. He was riding his motorbike on Highway 51 when he …

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