Viet Nam Letters

Viet Nam: Response to Submissions Made by Government of Viet Nam in the Matter of Nguyễn Văn Đài | UN WGAD Petition

Full PDF Version In the Matter of NGUYỄN VĂN ĐÀI: On 17 April 2017 NGOs petitioning for the release of imprisoned Vietnamese lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài, filed a response to submissions made by Viet Nam on 6 April in reply to the petition filed by the petitioners on 25 November with the UN Working Group … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Organizations Renew Call for Release of Human Rights Lawyer Nguyen Van Dai, Arbitrarily Detained for One Year | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version  Vietnamese human rights lawyer arbitrarily detained for the last year December 16, 2016 The Vietnamese government must immediately and unconditionally release human rights lawyer and blogger Nguyen Van Dai who has been arbitrarily detained for a year without access … [Read more...]

Vietnam: LRWC and Other NGOs Petition UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to Recommend Release of Nguyen Van Dai

Full PDF Version Viet Nam - NGOs have asked the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention for a ruling that prominent human rights lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài is arbitrarily detained and to recommend his immediate release. The Complaint filed 25 November 2016, identifies and provides examples of … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Annexes in Support of WGAD Complaint for Release of Nguyen Van Dai

Viet Nam – NGOs have asked the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention for a ruling that prominent human rights lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài is arbitrarily detained and to recommend his immediate release. The Complaint filed 25 November 2016, identifies and provides examples of Viet Nam’s abuse of Nguyen’s … [Read more...]

Nguyễn Văn Đài: WGAD COMPLAINT FILED 29/11/16

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Viet Nam: Arbitrary Arrest and Incommunicado Detention of Nguyễn Văn Đài | Letter

Full PDF Version Monday, July 4, 2016 Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland Email: InfoDesk@ohchr.org Dear High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al … [Read more...]

Vietnam: Right to Pre-Trial Release in the Matter of Le Quoc Quan

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Vietnamese/tiếng Việt) Mr. Le Quoc Quan, a qualified lawyer, active blogger and human rights defender, is currently arbitrarily detained by the Government of Viet Nam due to having exercised his right to freedom of expression, right to freedom … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: NGOs Call on U.S. President to Use Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Talks to Urge Viet Nam to Abide by Its International Human Rights Obligations | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Non-government organizations call on the President of the U.S. to use talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to urge Viet Nam to release political prisoners, repeal laws that criminalize the exercise of internationally protected rights, legalize unions and … [Read more...]

Statement: Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Statement

The following joint oral statement by Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada and Asian Legal Resource Centre was submitted but was among the statements of  eleven NGOs that could not be delivered during the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Arbitrary Arrest and Incommunicado Detention of Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê Thu Hà | Letter

Full PDF Version Friday, January 9, 2016 Gen Tran Dai Quang Minister of Public Security 44 Yet Kieu Street, Hoan Kiem district Ha Noi, Viet Nam Pham Binh Minh Minister of Foreign Affairs 1 Ton That Dam Street, Ba Dinh district bc.mfa@mofa.gov.vn Dear Ministers: Re: … [Read more...]