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Prominent International Organizations issue Mission Report on Human Rights Defenders in Vietnam

  PARIS, 23 April 2007 (VCHR) – As high-level American and Vietnamese officials prepare to meet in Washington D.C. for the U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue tomorrow (24 April 2007), the Paris-based International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) and the Geneva-based World Organization against Torture (OMCT), released a groundbreaking report today …

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Rafto Foundation : 2006 Rafto Prize to Thich Quang Do, Vietnam

The board of the Rafto Foundation has decided to award the 2006 Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize to one of Vietnam’s most prominent defenders of democracy, religious freedom and human rights: Venerable Thich Quang Do. He receives the prize for his personal courage and perseverance through three decades of peaceful …

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Vietnam Committee : 2006 : Grave Violations of Human Rights in Vietnam
Statement to the 1st Session of the UN Human Rights Council Palais des Nations, Geneva, 19-30 June 2006

The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights is deeply concerned by the grave violations of human rights in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and by Vietnam’s consistent non-compliance with United Nations human rights mechanisms. Vietnam hopes to become a full member of the international community, yet it refuses to comply with …

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US House of Representatives : Message from Congressman Chris Smith : Greetings to the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam on the Occasion of the 30th Anniversary of Its Movement for Religious Freedom, Human Rights and Democracy

    I wish to hail the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam on this thirtieth anniversary of its nonviolent struggle for religious freedom, human rights and democracy. Although I cannot be present, I want you all to know that your cause is close to my heart, and I will not …

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Vietnam Committee : Testimony on Human Rights in Vietnam

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights & International Operations HEARING ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN VIETNAM Monday June 20th 2005, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C. HUMAN RIGHTS AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN VIETNAM Testimony by VO VAN AI UBCV Overseas Spokesman Director, International …

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