June 22, 2017

Urgent Action: Death Threat For Human Rights Lawyer And Family (Viet Nam: UA 149.17)


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Human rights lawyer Lê Quốc Quân has received warnings from Việt Nam’s Ministry of Public Security officials that he and his family could be killed if he meets with visiting foreign dignitaries. They are under surveillance and at risk of being assaulted, injured or killed.

 

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Immediately cease harassment of Lê Quốc Quân and his family members;
  • Respect and uphold the rights of Lê Quốc Quân and his family to freedom of movement, association, and expression as provided for under human rights treaties which are binding on Việt Nam;
  • Order an independent and effective investigation into the threats made against Lê Quốc Quân and his family.

Contact these two officials by 3 August, 2017:

Prime Minister
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Prime Minister’s Office
Hà Nội, Việt Nam
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Your Excellency

Ambassador H.E. Pham Quang Vinh
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
1233 20th St NW Suite 400, Washington DC 20036
Fax: 1 202 861 0917  I  Phone: 1 202 861 0737
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

 

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 149.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

 

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