Thư ngỏ gửi Hội đồng Nhân quyền Liên Hiệp Quốc và các cơ chế nhân quyền quốc tế về tình trạng vi phạm nhân quyền tại Việt Nam và chiến dịch Vận động Nhân quyền 2015

Ngày 10 tháng 3, 2015 Kính gửi quý vị lãnh đạo và đại sứ các nước tại Liên Hiệp Quốc, Chúng tôi, những tổ chức dân sự hoạt động độc lập cho nhân quyền và người dân Việt Nam trong và ngoài nước ký tên dưới đây, muốn xác minh những gì mà những Báo…

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Open Letter to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council and its Mechanisms Concerning Vietnam’s Human Rights Abuses and The People’s Human Rights Campaign for 2015

10 March 2015 To Their Excellencies, Ambassadors to the United Nations, UN Human Rights Council Member and Observer States, Distinguished UN special procedures mandate holders, We, the undersigned civil society organizations, Vietnamese citizens and those of Vietnamese origin living abroad, would like to reiterate what the Special Rapporteurs on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of…

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Vietnam: Christian Human Rights Lawyer’s Home Attacked at End of House Arrest

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) March 12, 2015 Vietnamese human rights lawyer and activist Nguyen Van Dai has reported that his home in Hanoi was attacked by “thugs” on 5 and 6 March. Lawyer Dai is reportedly unable to leave his home because he fears he will be attacked by “thugs” and security officers. On 5…

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Montagnards Missing

By Phak Seangly Phnom Penh Post March 12, 2015 Four of the 36 Jarai Montagnards deported last month have “disappeared” from their village in Vietnam’s central highlands, prompting fears among villagers that they may have been detained by the authorities. The group of 36 Montagnards was deported on the night of February 24 after attempting…

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Police Deny Arrest of 36 Montagnards

By Chris Mueller and Aun Pheap March 3, 2015 The Cambodia Daily The chief of police in Ratanakkiri province on Monday denied that authorities arrested 36 Montagnards, who the U.N. and local villagers say were deported to Vietnam last week while attempting to reach Phnom Penh to apply for asylum. Wan-Hea Lee, country representative for…

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Montagnards Attempting to Reach Capital Deported

By Aun Pheap The Cambodia Daily March 1, 2015 A group of 36 Montagnard asylum seekers who went missing last week after they left their hiding places in the forests of Ratanakkiri province have been arrested and deported back to Vietnam, the U.N. and local villagers said Sunday. Wan-Hea Lee, country representative for the U.N.’s…

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Vietnam Passes Sham UN Rights Protection

By Huynh Thuc Vy Asia Sentinel Feb 10, 2015 But no matter how many international treaties the regime has signed, human rights conditions in the country remain unchanged and in fact, the ratification is only being used as propaganda. Vietnam seems to have signed almost all the conventions on human rights that the world has…

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A Family of Montagnard asylum seekers deported from Cambodia

Gov’t boots out family Thu, 5 February 2015 Phak Seangly and Alice Cuddy A family of Montagnard asylum seekers, including two young children and a 9-month-old baby, has been deported to Vietnam, where the father was reportedly beaten by authorities for attempting to escape. The fate of the five Christian asylum seekers had been unknown…

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Vietnam: Tight Control of Critics, Democracy Advocates in 2014

No Light at the End of the Tunnel for Activists published January 29, 2015 (New York) – The human rights situation in Vietnam in 2014 continued to be characterized by one-party rule, politically motivated convictions, lack of labor rights, widespread police abuse, and an escalating land crisis, Human Rights Watch said today in its World…

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Rights Group Presses Cambodia to End Persecution of Montagnards

2015-02-02, by RFA A rights group has asked the Cambodian government to stop harassing Christian Montagnards from Vietnam who are seeking refugee status in the country following the arrest of a family of five Montagnards in a northeastern province. Cambodian authorities arrested the family, including two children and an infant, on Sunday after police and…

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