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The West Australian : Thailand bars entry to Vietnam activists

    Thailand has refused entry to two human rights campaigners due to speak at a Bangkok press conference on Monday about alleged abuses in neighbouring Vietnam, a journalists’ organisation said. The move forced the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), a long-time critic of the country’s communist regime, to …

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DPA : Vietnam pressured Thailand to block visas, activists say

  a href=”http://www.dpa.de” target=”_blank”>   HANOI, 13 September 2010 (dpa) – Vietnam was behind Thailand’s decision to block two activists from travelling to Bangkok to present a report on human rights in Vietnam, the activists said Monday. The Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights and the Vietnam Committee on Human …

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AFP : Thailand denies entry to Vietnam activists: group

  Agence France Presse   BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 (AFP) – Thailand has refused entry to two human rights campaigners due to speak at a Bangkok press conference Monday about alleged abuses in neighbouring Vietnam, a journalists’ organisation said. Airport security officers are seen at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok. …

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The Bangkok Post : FIDH slams Thai-Vietnam collusion

    The Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) has strongly criticized Thailand collusion with Vietnam in censoring discussions on Vietnam’s human rights issues in the Thai soil. “We are dismayed by the Thai authorities’ decision to ban entry on the Thai territory of two well-known human rights defenders …

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FCCT : FCCT Under Pressure to Cancel Press Conference

    To Members and Guests: Approximately one month ago, the FCCT accepted a booking from the Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) for them to hold a press conference in the Clubhouse launching a new report, “From Rhetoric to Reality: …

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