Outcome of Appellate Review for Vietnamese Activists: Bui Thi Minh Hang, Nguyen Van Minh, Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh

13 DECEMBER 2014 The appeal of three Vietnamese human rights activists was held in Dong Thap Province on 12 December 2014, resulting in their convictions being affirmed. We denounce the results as a violation of fair trial standards under Vietnamese Read More …

Appeal Trial of Vietnamese Activists: Bui Thi Minh Hang & Others

On 26 August 2014, in a one-day trial, three human rights defenders were sentenced in Dong Thap Province, Vietnam under Article 245 of its Penal Code for “causing public disorder.” Ms. Bui Thi Minh Hang, a defender for land-lost farmers Read More …

Call for Release of Vietnamese Human Rights Defenders

On 26 August 2014, three activists in Vietnam were sentenced to long prison terms for “disturbing the public order.” Ms. Bui Thi Minh Hang (DOB: 1964), an outspoken and long-time advocate for land-lost peasants and religious groups in Vietnam, along Read More …

Project Freedom at Last

PRESS RELEASE First three of 100 Vietnamese refugee families stranded in the Philippines for almost 20 years arriving  in Calgary and Vancouver Three Vietnamese refugee families will finally arrive in Canada to begin their new lives after being stranded in Read More …

Vietnamese families given ‘chance to rebuild their lives’ in Ottawa

Jessey Bird (jbird@thecitizen.canwest.com), Ottawa Citizen Published: Thursday, April 17, 2008 Ottawa – Just after 11 p.m. Thursday night, Loan Thi Le stood at the bottom of the arrival escalator at the Ottawa International Airport. Tears streaming down her cheeks, she clutched Read More …