The Committee to Protect Journalists called today on Vietnam to immediately and unconditionally release bloggers Phan Kim Khanh and Bui Hieu Vo.
Tag - human rights
vendredi 24 mars 2017
mercredi 22 mars 2017
Environmental protests are proving a tough challenge for the communist regime.
vendredi 24 février 2017
European parliamentarians warned communist Vietnam on Thursday that a failure to improve its human rights record threatens to hinder the ratification of a free trade pact negotiated by the two powers.
vendredi 27 janvier 2017
Vietnam should immediately release rights activist Tran Thi Nga and drop politically motivated charges against her, Human Rights Watch said today.
dimanche 22 janvier 2017
Police in Vietnam arrested a dissident on Saturday for posting anti-state material on the internet, as part of an ongoing crackdown on critics of the Southeast Asian country's Communist rulers.
mercredi 18 janvier 2017
It was mid-morning the day 20 police officers from the Vietnam People’s Public Security barged into a downtown Saigon kindergarten and laid their gazes on Pham Chi Dung.
dimanche 18 décembre 2016
A court in communist Vietnam jailed two activists for over a decade on Friday after finding them guilty of attempting to launch a democratic revolution, their lawyers said.
samedi 10 décembre 2016
On 8 December 2016 in Brussels the European Union and Vietnam held the sixth round of their annual enhanced Human Rights Dialogue, in the context of the EU-Vietnam Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA). Both sides consider human rights to be an important component of their bilateral relations, as recognised in the PCA.
mardi 25 octobre 2016
In Vietnam, the arrest of famous blogger "Mother Mushroom" has highlighted the growing number of female bloggers and human rights activists challenging the communist regime.
samedi 22 octobre 2016
This May, in a visit to Vietnam, President Obama announced he was lifting the embargo on selling lethal arms to Hanoi as part of an effort to normalize relations long after the Vietnam War.
mardi 18 octobre 2016
Assembly should overhaul laws recently used to silence blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’
mardi 11 octobre 2016
Nguyen Huu Vinh, better known as Anh Ba Sam, was convicted of abusing democratic freedoms to infringe on the interests of the state and sentenced to five years in prison in March.
vendredi 7 octobre 2016
The Viet Tan is accused of training operatives and the government says the California-based organization instigates violence
mercredi 5 octobre 2016
A Ho Chi Minh City court slashed the sentence of a convicted blogger whose family helped the communist regime during the Vietnam War, his lawyer said Wednesday, a rare reprieve for a dissident in the authoritarian country.
lundi 3 octobre 2016
Vietnamese authorities should immediately free the blogger Nguyen Dinh Ngoc and all other peaceful critics imprisoned for criticizing the government, the ruling Vietnam Communist Party, or their policies, Human Rights Watch said today.
samedi 24 septembre 2016
A Hanoi court upheld the five-year sentence of an anti-government blogger Thursday, his lawyer said, as rights groups accused authoritarian Vietnam of crushing dissent.
samedi 17 septembre 2016
Vietnamese authorities should drop all charges and unconditionally release a prominent land rights activist facing trial for peacefully exercising her rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
mercredi 24 août 2016
Two Vietnamese cousins have been convicted for spreading anti-state "propaganda", state media reported, a ruling condemned by rights groups as the authoritarian country's latest crackdown on dissent.
lundi 1 août 2016
Australia should press for significant and solid improvement during its 13th human rights dialogue with Vietnam, Human Rights Watch said today.
mercredi 13 juillet 2016
"Life in prison is hard. I fell into despair. I was in this situation because I was trying to be a good citizen, to help people according to the law…But I was arrested and put in prison. I felt like I was in a dark tunnel with no way out"
Pham Thi Loc, one of several former prisoners of conscience interviewed by Amnesty International for new report
mardi 12 juillet 2016
Vietnam's prisoners of conscience are routinely tortured, beaten and kept from their families. An Amnesty International has exposed some disturbing aspects to their detainment.
dimanche 5 juin 2016
Dozens of activists were detained in Vietnam's two biggest cities Sunday as they tried to hold protests calling for greater government transparency over a recent spate of mass fish deaths.
samedi 4 juin 2016
Human Rights Watch says action violates defendants’ right under international law to leave their own country
vendredi 3 juin 2016
President Obama won enthusiastic applause here on Tuesday with a supportive reference to Vietnam’s disputes with China, saying in a speech that “big nations should not bully smaller ones.”
mercredi 1 juin 2016
The Vietnamese government restricted access to Facebook Inc inside Vietnam for several days this week as part of a broader crackdown on human rights and political dissidents during a visit by President Barack Obama, two activist organizations said on Thursday.
mardi 26 avril 2016
An international coalition of human rights groups on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to seek freedom for imprisoned activists when he visits Vietnam next month.
dimanche 24 avril 2016
Nguyen Huu Vinh is a Vietnamese blogger better known by the name Ahn Ba Sam.
samedi 2 avril 2016
Two bloggers went on trial in Vietnam last week, charged under Section 258 of the criminal code which relates to abusing democratic freedoms. Section 258 is one of the three, somewhat elastic, sections commonly used in these cases.
samedi 26 mars 2016
Contrary to some accounts, democracy exists in name only in the country ahead of upcoming legislative polls.
mercredi 23 mars 2016
A court in Hanoi sentenced a prominent Vietnamese blogger to five years in prison for posting anti-state writings, in a one-day trial Wednesday that highlighted the Communist country's tough approach to dissent.
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