Category Archive: NGOs

TWO NETIZENS RELEASED FROM PRISON, 31 OTHERS STILL HELD

PUBLISHED ON MONDAY 14 APRIL 2014 Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that two netizens who had spent several years in prison – Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung – were released on 11 and… Continue reading

Viet Nam: Prisoners of conscience released but dozens remain jailed

14 April 2014 The early release in Viet Nam of several prisoners of conscience is welcome, but serves to highlight the situation of at least 70 others who remain jailed for peacefully expressing… Continue reading

HƯỚNG SINH CỦA MẠNG LƯỚI ÂN XÁ QUỐC TẾ TƯỞNG NIỆM CỰU TÙ NHÂN LƯƠNG TÂM ĐINH ĐĂNG ĐỊNH

HƯỚNG SINH CỦA MẠNG LƯỚI ÂN XÁ QUỐC TẾ TƯỞNG NIỆM CỰU TÙ NHÂN LƯƠNG TÂM ĐINH ĐĂNG ĐỊNH Hướng Sinh Mạng Lưới Ân Xá Quốc Tế – Chi Hội Miền Trung Na… Continue reading

Amnesty International Student Network pay tribute to former conscience prisoner Dinh Dang Dinh

Amnesty International Student Network – section Central Norway Compiled picture of the board members of Amnesty International Student Network sent to WFHR. Before individuals pictures with the placard “I am Đinh Đăng Định”… Continue reading

Death of activist Dinh Dang Dinh should be ‘wake-up call’ for Vietnam

Amnesty International has paid tribute to Dinh Dang Dinh, the Vietnamese environmental activist, blogger and former prisoner of conscience, who has died aged 50. The activist was unjustly jailed in 2011 after starting… Continue reading

Human Rights Council: States must protect rights during protests

PRESS RELEASE Human Rights Council: States must protect rights during protests   ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) of a significant resolution calling on States to promote… Continue reading

The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

“This resolution is a timely response to widespread violations of fundamental human rights we have witnessed during protests in recent weeks,” said Thomas Hughes, Executive Director of ARTICLE 19. “Peaceful protests are a… Continue reading

Written statement submitted by the Permanent Assembly for Human Rights. Torture in places of confinement

The Permanent Assembly for Human rights (APDH) in association with the National Prisoner Ombudsman (PPN) from Argentine, a national independent institution dedicated since 1993 to the promotion and protection of human rights of… Continue reading

Vietnam: EU-Vietnam Free Trade agreement must protect human rights and be preceded by a human rights impact assessment

Vietnam: EU-Vietnam Free Trade agreement must protect human rights and be preceded by a human rights impact assessment Open Letter Brussels, 7 March 2014Dear Members of the European Parliament,Vietnam: EU-Vietnam Free Trade agreement… Continue reading

Vietnam: Free the over 200 imprisoned dissidents

Vietnam: Free the over 200 imprisoned dissidents  Paris, 6 March 2014: Vietnam must immediately and unconditionally release the over 200 political prisoners who are languishing in jails across the country, FIDH and its… Continue reading

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