(Media Legal Defence Initiative) The detention of Vietnamese blogger and human rights activist, Le Quoc Quan, has been condemned by a United Nations human rights tribunal as violating his right to freedom of expression and his right to a fair trial.
(CNET) The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to (...) (29/11/2013)
(International intellectuals) Dear Prime Minister, This letter is written to express my deep concern over the treatment and (...) (27/11/2013)
(National Council of Bars) The National Council of Bars, meeting in General Assembly on 15 November 2013, Rises against (...) (21/11/2013)
(Amnesty International) - The Vietnamese authorities must end their alarming crackdown on dissent and immediately put in place measures to protect activists from further harassment and imprisonment simply for exercising their rights, Amnesty International said in a new report (...)
(Viet Tan) - Truong Tan Sang is the president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, but the people have never elected him to office. In the short term it may be necessary for Washington to deal with autocrats.
(Viet Tan) - The Vietnamese Communist Party has a lot riding on its project to renew the country’s constitution. Beset by political and economic stagnation, the communist leadership launched a constitution revision process in January 2013 as a means to shore up popular support and increase the state’s (...)
(Tuong Lai) - Saigon, Vietnam — LAST month, Vietnamese courts imposed heavy sentences on two patriotic students in their early 20s who had been charged with “speaking ill of China.” These charges touched the most sensitive nerve in the nation’s psyche — our patriotism and spirit of nationalism — and publicly (...)
(UN Watch) - Joint appeal to U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power and EU foreign affairs commissioner Catherine Ashton. Excellency, We, the undersigned members of parliament, human rights activists and non-governmental organizations, call on you to publicly oppose the candidacies of Algeria, China, Cuba, (...)