Days before International Human Rights Day, activists including Nguyen Trung Trong Nghia, the son of detained human rights defender and pastor Nguyen Trung Ton, discussed the importance of integrating human rights within bilateral relations between Australia and Vietnam.
A Catholic Priest from one of the affected areas in Vietnam, Reverend Dang Huu Nam, pre-recorded his speech as he was prevented from attending the press conference in Taipei. August 10, 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, [...]
Vietnam’s people hope Obama will voice support for their calls to remedy an environmental disaster. By Duyen Bui May 18, 2016 Vietnamese officials and the Vietnamese people are waiting in anticipation to welcome U.S. President [...]
February 15, 2016 Brad Adams is Asia director at Human Rights Watch. While it’s still anyone’s guess who will win November’s presidential election in the United States, I can tell you with certainty — before [...]
August 4, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Hanoi this Thursday for a two-day visit. Expect much talk of how the United States and Vietnam have been developing closer security and economic [...]
May 4, 2015 The Australian Navy’s treatment of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers in sending them back to their home country last month after a hurried on-sea ‘assessment’ process, was without any real attempt to discover [...]
July 1, 2014 Ultimatum to change needed The United States’ engagement with Vietnam is, in large part, a failure. Hanoi continues to ply benefits from the US while offering little in return. It is time [...]
March 31, 2014 Any agreement on the TPP should make human rights a priority. For the Obama administration, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a high-profile opportunity to bolster the administration’s legacy and strengthen its “pivot to [...]