Viet Nam Letters

Viet Nam: Failure to Comply with Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Opinion to Immediately Release Nguyễn Văn Đài | WGAD Submission

Full PDF Version Nguyễn Văn Đài update: Viet Nam has still not complied with the 8 June 2017  Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) Opinion to immediately release human rights lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài and compensate him for his arbitrary detention since December 2015. Viet Nam continues to … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Stop the Crackdown Against Human Rights Defenders and Bloggers | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC is part of a 17-member coalition to stop the political crackdown in Viet Nam against peaceful expression. 25 lawyers, human rights defenders and bloggers have been wrongfully arrested, detained or exiled during 2017 for their human rights advocacy, with the Viet Nam branding … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Stop the Crackdown Against Human Rights Defenders and Bloggers | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version  LRWC is part of a 17-member coalition to stop the political crackdown in Viet Nam against peaceful expression. 25 lawyers, human rights defenders and bloggers have been wrongfully arrested, detained or exiled during 2017 for their human rights advocacy, with the Viet Nam branding … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Immediately Reverse Conviction and Release Trần Thị Nga | Letter

Full PDF Version   Thursday, July 27, 2017 TO: H.E. Mr. Nguyễn Phú Trọng General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam H.E. Mr. Trần Đại Quang President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam H.E. Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc Prime Minister of the … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Concludes Detention of Lawyer Nguyen Van Dai is Arbitrary and Unlawful, Calls for Immediate Release | WGAD Decision

Full PDF Version On 8 June 2017, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) concluded that the detention of human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai is arbitrary and unlawful and called for hie immediate release. Van Dai has been held incommunicado since his arrest on 16 December 2015. The WGAD … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Report on Viet Nam’s failure to implement 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Recommendations | Joint Report

Full PDF Version Report on Viet Nam's failure to implement 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations. Viet Nam accepted recommendations to ensure: access to legal counsel; freedom of expression rights; and, a favourable working environment of human rights defenders and lawyers. The … [Read more...]

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...]