Sign the Petition to Tell Congress and the U.S. Trade Representative: No More Trade Negotiations with Vietnam Until It Meets International Labor, Human Rights and Environmental Standards!

It’s no accident that American families have seen their incomes decline over the last 20 years as politicians of both parties have signed “free trade” agreements which do nothing but trade American jobs, worker safety standards, and food and consumer safety standards for bigger corporate profits. We don’t need any more free trade agreements; what…

Vietnam : Open letter to the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama

The President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20500 Copy to: The Honourable John Kerry Secretary U.S. Department of State 23 July 2013 Dear Mr President, The signatory organisations respectfully request that you raise with the Vietnamese Government the arrest and arbitrary detention of Mr Le Quoc Quan,…

U.S. members of Congress: Vote for Vietnam Human Rights Act, HR 1897

Petition by Boat People SOS http://www.change.org/petitions/u-s-members-of-congress-vote-for-vietnam-human-rights-act-hr-1897 Human rights conditions in Vietnam have significantly deteriorated. To: The U.S. House of Representatives Political crackdown has steadfastly escalated in Vietnam since 2007. With Burma initiating important reforms, Vietnam now stands as the worst violator of human rights and worst enemy of democracy in Southeast Asia. At a recent…

Joint Statement by President Barack Obama of the United States of America and President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 25, 2013 http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/07/25/joint-statement-president-barack-obama-united-states-america-and-preside President Barack Obama welcomed President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the White House on July 25, 2013. During their meeting, the two Presidents affirmed their commitment to opening a new phase of bilateral relations between…

Demonstration by Vietnamese in Front of White House

Updated: 07/26/13 @ 6:20 PM EST You are invited to view Nhat Hung’s photo album: BIỂU TÌNH CHỐNG TRƯƠNG TẤN SANG TRƯỚC TÒA BẠCH ỐC NGÀY 25/07/2013 BIỂU TÌNH CHỐNG TRƯƠNG TẤN SANG TRƯỚC TÒA BẠCH ỐC NGÀY 25/07/2013 Jul 25, 2013 by Nhat Hung View Album [link=https://plus.google.com/photos/107083453647862057018/albums/5904729049651761649?banner=pwa]https://plus.google.com/photos/107083453647862057018/albums/5904729049651761649?banner=pwa[/link] Play slideshow Message from Nhat Hung: MỘT…

Remarks at a Working Lunch With Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC July 24, 2013 Share on facebookShare on twitter SECRETARY KERRY: Please be seated, everybody. Thank you very much. Welcome to the Ben Franklin Room here at the State Department. Thank you all for coming. Good afternoon, everybody. (In Vietnamese.) We’re delighted to welcome everybody…

REPS. WOLF, SMITH, POE, ROYCE, ROS-LEHTINEN, CAO AND OTHERS TO DISCUSS VIETNAM PRESIDENT’S VISIT, HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN VIETNAM

MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY REPS. WOLF, SMITH, POE, ROYCE, ROS-LEHTINEN, CAO AND OTHERS TO DISCUSS VIETNAM PRESIDENT’S VISIT, HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN VIETNAM Washington, D.C. (July 23, 2013) – Reps. Frank Wolf (R-VA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Ted Poe (R-TX), Edward Royce (R-CA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), former Louisiana Rep. Joseph Cao and human rights…

REPS. SANCHEZ, ROYCE, LOFGREN, LOWENTHAL TO CALL ON VIETNAMESE PRESIDENT TO HALT HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AHEAD OF MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

ADVISORY: REPS. SANCHEZ, ROYCE, LOFGREN, LOWENTHAL TO CALL ON VIETNAMESE PRESIDENT TO HALT HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AHEAD OF MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA MEDIA ADVISORY Office of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez 46th District, California www.house.gov/sanchez FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY Media Contacts: July 22, 2013 Barb Solish, 202-225-2965 and Lilly Ngoc Hieu Nguyen 202-306-1440 (Sanchez) Shane Wolfe and…

President Obama: Call on Hanoi to release its political prisoners

President of Vietnam To Meet President Obama on July 25 Tell President Obama To Take Action for Human Rights in Vietnam Please sign below to urge President Obama to take a stand against the human rights abuses taking place in Vietnam when he meets with the President of Social Republic of Vietnam on July 25,…

President Obama: Seek the release of all political prisoners in Vietnam.

https://www.change.org/petitions/president-obama-seek-the-release-of-all-political-prisoners-in-vietnam?utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition Petition by Boat People SOS President Obama will play host to Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang at the White House on July 25. To: The President of the United States President Obama: Soon you will play host to Vietnam’s President Truong Tan Sang at the White House to discuss strategic partnership between America and…