Vietnam

USCIRF Releases Vietnam Country Update

In June, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released an update on religious freedom conditions in Vietnam, with special focus on religious prisoners of conscience among the Hoa Hao Buddhists, Christians, and Catholics, who are detained for a multitude of reasons including failure to register religious activities under the strict Law on Belief …

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Hmong Press Conference

Jubilee Campaign’s engagement at the Human Rights Council, 40th Session

The focus of Jubilee Campaign’s engagement this year was for the Hmong and Montagnard ethnic groups in Viet Nam, in partnership with BPSOS. A side event was held at the United Nations on Human Rights in Viet Nam and an oral statement was presented at the Human Rights Council (HRC). Watch the whole side event …

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Imprisoned 600 Days: Update on Vietnam Christian Prisoner

Nguyen Van Dai of Vietnam was charged on July 30, 2017, with “carrying out activities with the purpose of overthrowing the Peoples’ administration.” If he is found guilty of this crime, he could face up to 20 years in prison or even the death penalty. Dai is a religious freedom advocate and human rights lawyer …

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NGO Letter to President Obama regarding Religious Freedom in Vietnam

February 10, 2016 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are writing to ask that you make human rights a priority at the upcoming U.S.-ASEAN summit in Sunnylands, California. Specifically, we urge you to raise concerns with the Vietnamese delegation …

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