Ahead of next week’s UN election of 14 nations to its highest human rights body, a coalition of non-governmental human rights groups from Europe, the U.S. and Canada today called on UN member states to oppose the election of Afghanistan, Algeria, Sudan, Venezuela and Vietnam, which were deemed “unqualified” due to their human rights records as well as their voting records on UN resolutions concerning human rights.
The sentencing of Ngụy Thị Khanh, her country’s most high-profile environmental voice, raises questions about Vietnam’s commitment to ditching coal. 26 June 2022 Vietnam’s
12 June 2022 The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has issued Opinion No. 13/2022 concerning the case of Mr. Chau Van Kham (Viet Nam).
Prisoner of conscience Ho Duc Hoa, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison in January 2013 on the charge of “conducting activities to overthrow the people’s government,”
Prior to the special United States – ASEAN summit to be held in Washington DC on May 12 and 13, 2022, several human rights NGOs
VIET TAN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12 MAY 2022 Contact: Duy Hoang +1 202-596-7951 Viet Tan Statement on the US-ASEAN Summit The US-ASEAN meeting signals
US Representative Lowenthal, Colleagues, NGO Leaders To Hold May 12 Press Conference Calling Attention To Human Rights Issues in Southeast Asian Nations
United States Congressman Alan Lowenthal hosts a media event in collaboration with Congressman Lou Korea, Congresswoman Young Kim, Viet Tan, Amnesty International, and USACM as
26 April 2022 Since a planned human rights dialogue session with Vietnam was postponed earlier this month, the European Union has been under renewed pressure to get
22 March 2022 (Bangkok) – The Vietnamese authorities should immediately drop the politically motivated charges against the social commentator Le Van Dung and release him, Human Rights
March 08, 2022 Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti – European Union; Ambassador Hans-Peter Glanzer – Austria; Ambassador Paul Jansen – Belgium; Ambassador Marinela Petkova – Bulgaria;
DigitalReach, an organization dedicated to assessing the impact of technology on human rights in Southeast Asia released their 2021-2022 report. The report details the tactics
While the number of political prisoners keeps rising with no sign of a let-up, it’s not a blunt tactic. March 7, 2022 In recent years,