Lao Động Việt lên tiếng với Quốc Hội Mỹ về TPP

US Congress concerned Viet Labor’s voice on TPP

On 11/6 Viet Labor sent a letter, signed jointly 2 organizations in Vietnam, to US Congress about TPP and labor rights in Vietnam. Today Huffington Post newspaper posted the news and at the same time MSNBC TV network interviewed an American friend of Viet Labor. On the same day, Congressman Dan Kildee spoke about TPP on the Michigan newspaper, has mentioned the news that Viet Labor gave him. Viet Labor’s campaign from 2010 on TPP is currently at its peak.

Vietnamese Activists Tour US, Europe for Human Rights

VOA – WASHINGTON — A group of Vietnamese bloggers and human rights activists is touring the United States, Europe and Australia to advocate for pressure on Hanoi to improve its rights record. The delegation has been invited by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and NGOs. It consists of representatives from…

Corruption Trials Reveal Political Rift in Vietnam

VOA – In the last few months Vietnam has held several high profile corruption trials as part of a crackdown on graft. The government says it is using severe punishments, including death, to deter corrupt practices. However, critics say the trials are also part of an ongoing power struggle in the top leadership. Last week…

Vietnam Places Buddhist Youth Leader Under House Arrest

A youth leader affiliated to the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) said Thursday that he has been placed under house arrest after he was detained and interrogated for 13 hours, in the latest religious crackdown in the one-party Communist state.   Le Cong Cau (standing, right) addresses a UBCV meeting in Ho Chi…