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AP : UPDATE 1-Dissident Vietnam monk given nod to resettle

    HANOI, April 8 (Reuters) – Vietnam will permit a dissident Buddhist monk, who recently completed a 20-month jail term for stirring unrest against Hanoi, to resettle in another country if he wants to, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday. A representative of the United Nations High Commissioner …

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dpa : Vietnam slams human rights group’s criticism

    HANOI, Nov 19, 2003 (dpa) – Vietnam reacted angrily to a French human rights organization’s criticisms of the country’s human rights record Wednesday. In a statement Monday, the France-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights called on the European Union to urge Vietnam to release prisoners of conscience, loosen …

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