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Radio Australia - News - Call for Vietnam's WTO bid to be linked to human rights

An American congressman says Vietnam's bid for membership of the World Trade Organisation should be linked to its human rights record.

Chris Smith, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Global Human Rights, has just ended a four-day trip to Vi

European Parliament resolution on the human rights situation in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (P6_TA-PROV(2005)0462)

2005-12-01 | | European Parliament
The European Parliament,

— having regard to the EU Annual Report on Human Rights 2005,

— having regard to its earlier resolutions on Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam and, in particular, its resolution of

OPEN LETTER TO HON. PRIME MINISTER AND HON. GOVERNOR GENERAL OF NEW ZEALAND IN REGARDS TO OVER 300 MONTAGNARD PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE AND VIETNAM’S ATTEMPTS TO GAIN MEMBERSHIP IN THE WTO

Dear Hon. Governor General Dame Silvia Cartwright and Hon. Prime Minister Helen Clark

Recently the New Zealand Herald published an articles dealing with New Zealand’s negotiations with Vietnam being granted entry into the World Trade Organiza

OPEN LETTER TO CHAIRMAN OF WTO WORKING GROUP – NORWEIGEN AMBASSADOR EIRIK GLENNE: IMPRISONMENT OF OVER 300 MONTAGNARD PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE AND VIETNAM’S ATTEMPTS TO GAIN MEMBERSHIP IN THE WTO

Dear Hon. Ambassador Chairman Glenne:

I am writing you today on an issue of utmost importance for the well-being of hundreds of our peaceful indigenous people who have been unjustly imprisoned by the Government of Vietnam since February 2001.

MONTAGNARD ASYLUM SEEKERS RETURNED TO VIETNAM BY THE UNHCR ARE BEATEN AND IMPRISONED:

22 November 2005 Spartanburg SC USA

BACKGROUND: The indigenous Montagnards (Degar) Peoples have suffered decades of persecution by the government of Vietnam, namely; confiscation of their ancestral lands, religious repression, torture, killin

US STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL EXPRESSES CONCERNS WITH VIETNAM OVER RELIGIOUS FREEDOM OF MONTAGNARDS

Chief Correspondent, ASSIST News Service
BANGKOK, THAILAND (ANS) -- According to remarks made by Robert Zoellick, Deputy Secretary of State for the United States, the Bush administration has serious concerns about the treatment of the Degar Monta

Vietnam Releases Two Prominent Christian Ministers

We have good news to pass on to you today: In the last month, Vietnamese authorities have released two Christian pastors they had been holding unjustly. The Reverend Nguyen Hong Quang, a Mennonite pastor from Ho Chi Minh City, had been imprisoned sin

Vietnamese Pastor Freed from Mental Hospital

The Rev. Than Van Truong had been ruled “delusional” for believing in God.

HO CHI MINH CITY, September 19 (Compass) -- Committed to a Vietnamese mental hospital for nearly a year after being diagnosed as “delusional” for believing in God, the

Mennonite Pastor Released from Prison as Part of Vietnam’s National Day

The Rev. Quang never yielded to pressure to admit guilt.

HO CHI MINH CITY, August 31 (Compass) -- The Rev. Nguyen Hong Quang, a Mennonite pastor here convicted of an offense he denied having committed, walked out of prison on August 30 as part

PARLIAMENTARY QUESTION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION TABLED BY MEP MARCO PANNELLA, MEMBER OF THE LIBERAL GROUP AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Brussels, September 20, 2005

Montagnard refugees forcibly deported back to Vietnam from Cambodia without any interventions of the UNHCR.

In view of the fact that according to the Montagnard Foundation, Human Rights Watch and several int
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