2013 International Religious Freedom Report about Vietnam

Executive Summary The constitution and other laws and policies provide for religious freedom but, in practice, the government restricted religious freedom. Many requests by religious groups for registration remained unanswered or were denied, usually at the provincial or village levels. Many unregistered religious groups reported abuses, with a particularly high number of reports coming from […]

Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership

SOURCE: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations VIETNAM MUST END HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES BEFORE ENTERING TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP July 29, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] and thirty-two of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives sent the following letter urging the Obama Administration not to enter into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement […]

Joint Resolution on Nuclear Cooperation between the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Passed by U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

SOURCE: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Business Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Menendez Agenda TREATY: … LEGISLATION: 2. S.J. Res. 36, A joint resolution relating to the approval and implementation of the proposed agreement for nuclear cooperation between the United States and the Socialist […]

Khmer Communities Outraged by Recent Remarks made by Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia Regarding the History of Kampuchea-Krom

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is a joint statement by Cambodia National Rescue Foundation (CNRF), Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF), Cambodian-American for Human Rights and Democracy (CAHRAD), Khmer People Network for Cambodia (KPNC), Cambodia National Rescue Party in USA (CRNP-USA), Cambodian-American Communities and Cambodian Communities Oversea: Cambodian Americans across the United States of America […]