• Advocacy

    We run specific campaigns aimed at promoting fundamental rights in tandem with our in-country partners and INGOs using UN human rights mechanisms and dialogues between Vietnam and Australia, the US, and the EU. Additionally, by providing a space for networking in our capacity-building program, VOICE connects the Vietnamese HRDs to representatives from regional and international mechanisms, enabling further opportunities for advocacy.

A short interview with Bo Trung, Bui Thi Minh Hang’s Son, seeking justice for his mother

-Mrs. Bui Thi Minh Hang (aka. Bui Hang, b. 1964, a resident of Vung Tau City, Viet Nam) is a famous human rights activist in Viet Nam. Bui Hang was one of the prominent protesters in the anti-communist China protest rallies in Hanoi and Saigon in 2011…

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Vietnam Prepares for UN Human Rights Review, Activists Lobby for Pressure

Tra Mi, Trung Nguyen/VOA – Representatives from the Vietnamese government will appear before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva Wednesday for a review of its human rights record amid mounting criticism that Hanoi does not tolerate opposition voices. Rolando Gomez, spokesman for the council,…

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Vietnamese Activists Tour US, Europe for Human Rights

TRAMI/VOA WASHINGTON — A group of Vietnamese bloggers and human rights activists is touring the United States, Europe and Australia to advocate for pressure on Hanoi to improve its rights record. The delegation has been invited by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human…

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Press release: Activists start UPR tour around the world

12/1/2014 – Invited by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and other INGOs, a delegation advocating for human rights in Vietnam will visit the United States, Europe, and Australia starting from 12 January 2014. The delegation consists of representatives from VOICE, Vietnamese Bloggers Network, Dan…

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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 the Philippines for almost 20 years: one…

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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 a tissue and waited. She hadn’t…

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Vietnamese families finally find homes

PRESS RELEASE Local association sponsors refugees after nearly 20 years stranded in the Philippines Jennifer Yang, The Edmonton Journal Published: 1:31 am EDMONTON – Nearly two decades after they climbed into boats on the coast of Vietnam and pushed off for freedom, three families found a new…

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