(Members of Congress) Congresswomen Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA-46), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, released a bipartisan letter urging Secretary of State John Kerry to press the Vietnamese government to improve its abusive human rights record. The letter, signed by 47 Members of Congress, was sent on International Human Rights (...)
(International Organizations) The signatory organisations wish to express their support for the appeal of Mr Le Quoc Quan (...) (10/12/2013)
(Stanford Law School) In a decision announced on November 28, 2013, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary (...) (7/12/2013)
(Media Legal Defence Initiative) The detention of Vietnamese blogger and human rights activist, Le Quoc Quan, has been condemned (...) (3/12/2013)
(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, (...)