• Interfaith Council of Vietnam: Regarding the oppression of religious freedom by the Vietnamese Communist Government

    Interfaith Council of Vietnam: Regarding the oppression of religious freedom by the Vietnamese Communist Government

    VRNs (Dec 12 - Statement by the Interfaith Council of Vietnam regarding the oppression of religious freedom by the Vietnamese Communist Government -          Representatives of religious and community organizations -          All Vietnamese Compatriots Ladies and Gentlemen: In commemoration of the 66th International Human Rights Day, a day that activists from all over the US to partake […] Read more
  • Vietnam CSOs’ Message on International Human Rights Day – Dec 10, 2014

    Vietnam CSOs’ Message on International Human Rights Day – Dec 10, 2014

    VRNs (Dec 02nd, 2014) – Saigon – The authorities of Communist dictatorship in Hanoi have restricted or deprived of the fundamental human rights of Vietnamese people set forth in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and in the International Covenants on Civil rights, Political, Cultural, Economic and Social although Vietnam has signed and pledged to observe. The […] Read more
  • Ho Duy Hai, given a death sentence without being proven guilty ?

    Ho Duy Hai, given a death sentence without being proven guilty ?

    VRNs (01.12.2014) – Australia – Ho Duy Hai is a former student (born 1985) sentenced to death for allegedly killing two female postal workers at Cau Voi Post Office, Thu Thua District, Long An, South Viet Nam, in March 2008. Many articles have been written about the case and stated that Ho Duy Hai is […] Read more
  • CSO of Vietnam: Condemn the recent violence and torture of public security service

    CSO of Vietnam: Condemn the recent violence and torture of public security service

    VRNs (Nov 07th, 2014) – Saigon – State and the Communist Party of Vietnam must take full responsibility for creating the blind and brutal tools, just knowing “the party lives on, so I live on”; persons completely lost conscience, despite laws, only knowing how to follow orders to help maintain the regime. The sinister policy only thickens […] Read more
  • Vietnam Catholics Demand Return of Land in Rare Protest

    Vietnam Catholics Demand Return of Land in Rare Protest

    VRNs  (Oct 30, 2014) Radio Free Asia (RFA) – A group of Catholics in Vietnam held a rare protest demanding that local officials in the capital Hanoi halt the filling of a lake on property they say belongs to their parish, according to priests and church members on Friday. Followers of the Thai Ha Redemptorist Church in […] Read more
  • Please appeal for the reversal of the decision to relocate the three mentioned above religious in Thu Thiem

    Please appeal for the reversal of the decision to relocate the three mentioned above religious in Thu Thiem

    VRNs (Oct 15th, 2014) – Saigon – The Interfaith Council of Vietnam said: ” Unfortunately, we are helpless against the communist government’s decision. We would like to request that in your upcoming meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, please appeal with him on our behalf for the reversal of the decision to relocate the […] Read more
  • Vietnam CSO: A statement of support for the civil disobedience campaign conducted by the students and people of Hong Kong

    Vietnam CSO: A statement of support for the civil disobedience campaign conducted by the students and people of Hong Kong

    VRNs (Oct 07th, 2014) – Saigon – To the people of Hong Kong and the people of Vietnam everywhere, In the past two weeks, the peaceful protest against the Chinese government for denying Hong Kong the right to autonomy have sent a shock wave around the world and have attracted mostly support and admiration. This is the […] Read more
  • Urgent statement from Hong Kong Federation of Students in response to the Government

    Urgent statement from Hong Kong Federation of Students in response to the Government

    VRNs (Oct 05th, 2014) – Hongkong –  On 22 September 2014, Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS) had started class boycott, Further on 26 September 2014, HKFS called to regain the Civic Square. Finally, upon the citizens’ initiation, the whole movement has turned into Occupy movement on 28 September 2014. Even though some claims that this movement […] Read more
  • Regarding Religious Institutions in the New Thu Thiem City Development

    Regarding Religious Institutions in the New Thu Thiem City Development

    VRNs (Sep 15th, 2014) – Saigon – Support for the Statement by Interfaith Council of Vietnam Concerning Efforts to Eliminate Religious Institutions from Thu Thiem. Please, click here !  Interfaith Council of Vietnam  Statement Regarding Religious Institutions in the New Thu Thiem City Development According to government’s plan, Thu Thiem area within Ho Chi Minh City will be developed […] Read more
  • Declaration by the Interfaith Council of Vietnam on the Communist Government’s Destruction of Lien Tri Pagoda

    Declaration by the Interfaith Council of Vietnam on the Communist Government’s Destruction of Lien Tri Pagoda

    VRNs (September 10, 2014) – DECLARATION BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL OF VIETNAM ON THE COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT’S DESTRUCTION OF LIEN TRI PAGODA To: - Dignitaries and religious worshipers in Vietnam - Vietnamese compatriots at home and abroad - Dr. Heiner Bielefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief - Democratic governments around the world […] Read more