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November 16, 2015

As President Obama arrives in Southeast Asia this week, 90 international personalities and civil society organizations worldwide have signed a letter urging the President to press for the release o...

October 6, 2015

Vietnamese blogger and prisoner of conscience Ta Phong Tan was released on 19 September after serving four years of a 10-year prison sentence. She was immediately put on a plane to Los Angeles, in...

February 25, 2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...

October 22, 2014
The release from prison of one of Viet Nam’s most high profile prisoners of conscience is a positive step, but authorities must now free the scores of other peaceful activists behind bars.

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