Nhà Hoạt Động Dân Chủ Việt Nam Thắng Giải Nhân Quyền Cao Quý của Hàn Quốc

Thông Cáo Báo Chí Nhà Hoạt Động Dân Chủ Việt Nam Thắng Giải Nhân Quyền Cao Quý của Hàn Quốc Sài Gòn, Việt Nam – Ngày 4 Tháng 5 Năm 2016 Bác Sĩ Nguyễn Đan Quế, nhà hoạt động dân chủ tại Việt Nam vừa được trao giải Nhân Quyền Gwangju 2016. Bác Sĩ  Nguyễn…

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Dr. Nguyen Dan Que Wins Prestigious South Korean Human Rights Award

For Immediate Release Vietnamese Democracy Activist Wins Prestigious South Korean Human Rights Award Saigon, Vietnam – 4 May 2016 Vietnamese democracy activist, Dr. Nguyen Dan Que, is the 2016 co-recipient of the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights.  Dr. Nguyen Dan Que is the first Vietnamese winner of this prestigious Human Rights award, which has since…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Groups Praise Vietnam’s Religious Freedom Roundtable, Call for Governments’ Support

19 April 2016 Contact: bpsos@bpsos.org The recently established Vietnam Freedom of Religion or Belief Roundtable(VFRoB) has just received resounding support from a diverse collection of NGOs and faith-based organizations. In a joint letter, with nearly 50 endorsements as of 19 April 2016, signatories sent a congratulatory message to the roundtable, and, in light of the…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Taiwan Conference Calls for Greater Religious Freedom in Asia

22 February 2016 – Taoyuan, Taiwan A collection of international organizations, religious leaders, parliamentarians, journalists, government officials, and civil society organizes gathered in Taoyuan, Taiwan to hold the Asia Pacific Religious Freedom Forum (APRFF) to strategize to defend and protect religious freedom in the region.  The forum emphasized collaborations between its diverse stakeholders and culminated…

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PUBLIC STATEMENT: Viet Nam must immediately release prisoners of conscience Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê Thu Hà

  19 February 2016 Viet Nam must end the ongoing incommunicado detention of human rights defenders Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê Thu Hà which is in violation of their human rights, including the right to freedom from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. All charges against Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rights Groups Call on Obama to Get Tough on Vietnam

15 February 2016  – Washington D.C., USA As ASEAN’s leaders and top officials arrive in town, economic ties will likely be the focus of conversation, but so should Vietnam’s ongoing human rights violations. That is the position taken in a letter addressed to President Obama by a collection of human rights organizations and religious communities…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nguyen Van Dai’s Brotherhood for Democracy and other independent groups join engagement effort with ASEAN civil society

Vietnam – 9 Feb 2016 On 6 February Brotherhood for Democracy joined the Vietnamese Independent Civil Society Network (VICSN). In just a few weeks, the VICSN has doubled in size with several new groups joining the network and agreeing to establish a national process for Vietnam’s engagement in the ASEAN Civil Society Conference / ASEAN…

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VNWHR PRESS RELEASE: Vietnamese Women for Human Rights Establishes Overseas Representative Office

 Posted in English on behalf of VNWHR     Vietnamese Women for Human Rights Email: huynhthucvy@vnwhr.net Website: www. vnwhr.net     Vietnam, 1 February 2016 – Vietnamese Women for Human Rights (VNWHR) formally establishes an overseas representative office, in order to meet their networking and outreach needs with other regional and international civil society organizations…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vietnamese Women for Human Rights becomes first FORUM-ASIA member from Vietnam

Vietnam – 28 January 2016 Vietnamese Women for Human Rights (VNWHR), an independent civil society organization from Vietnam, recently broke new ground by becoming the first organization from inside Vietnam to gain membership into one of the largest and most important human rights networks in Asia, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, (FORUM-ASIA).…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vietnamese independent groups challenge government control over ASEAN civic space

Vietnam – 27 January 2016 On June 10th the Vietnamese Independent Civil Society Network (VISCN), a collection of independent civil society organizations in Vietnam, formalized procedures to help independent groups in Vietnam engage with the ASEAN Civil Society Conference and ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF), the largest and most important regional civil society gathering in Southeast…

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