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Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing preparations for the forthcoming 15th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue, scheduled to be held in Hanoi in August 2018.
 
 Since the last bilateral human rights…
Don’t Roll Out the Red Carpet for Vietnam’s Autocratic Leader PHOTO
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Australia – Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue
 
 Human Rights Watch Submission
 
 August 2016
 
  
 
 We write on the occasion of the forthcoming 13th Australia-Vietnam human rights dialogue, scheduled to be held in Vietnam in…
Police try to stop protesters who say they are demanding cleaner waters in the central regions after mass fish deaths in recent weeks, in Hanoi, Vietnam on May 1, 2016.
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We write on the occasion of the forthcoming Australia-Vietnam human rights dialogue, scheduled to be held in Hanoi on July 28, 2014. As the first such dialogue under the Abbott government, this represents a crucial opportunity to not only raise pressing…
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Human Rights Watch welcomes the release before completion of their sentences of a number of people convicted on politically-motivated charges for their non-violent exercise of their human rights.  They include Nguyen Huu Cau (released on March 21), Nguyen…
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Updated in December 2013 – All updates are in bold Summary Since the last periodic review in 2009, increasing popular activity in exercising fundamental human rights has met with intensifying government human rights violations.  A now on-going process of…
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  Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Hearing of June 4, 2013: Continuing Repression by the Vietnamese Government Testimony of John Sifton Asia Advocacy Director Human…
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Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights Watch, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Dignity International, and Article 19 welcome the first official consultation between ASEAN Intergovernmental…
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During the year 2011 and the first quarter of 2012, there were many violations of human rights in Vietnam including a steady stream of political trials and arrests. The Vietnamese government systematically suppresses freedom of expression, association,…
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During the year 2011, there were many violations of human rights in Vietnam including a steady stream of political trials and arrests. The Vietnamese government systematically suppresses freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly.…
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We appreciate the opportunity to testify before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission regarding the status of human rights defenders in Vietnam. Today we would like to draw particular attention to the diverse and creative-but virtually invisible-rights…
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  Mr. President, Today's final Outcome Report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Vietnam raises serious doubts about Vietnam's commitment to human rights protection. The government of Vietnam has rejected significant recommendations by UN…
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Summary of main issues of concern Although Vietnam has made important strides in poverty reduction and economic reforms, the country remains a one-party state that denies its citizens the freedoms of speech, press, assembly, and religion, as well as the…
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Sophie Richardson   Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch The bilateral relationship between the United States and Vietnam has steadily improved during the last 20 years. In 1994 the U.S. lifted its trade embargo on Vietnam, normalizing relations…