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The Nation : Rights activists banned from talking here

    The Foreign Ministry has banned two French activists from launching a report in Bangkok today on human rights abuses in Vietnam. The ministry pressed the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) to cancel the event scheduled for this morning, but it asked the government to reconsider its request, …

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The Straits Times : Thailand denies activists entry

    BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 – 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 …

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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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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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