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Biden Must Stand Up to China on Human Rights

The United States Too Often Finds Reasons Not to Act By Sophie Richardson November 27, 2020 (from Foreign Affairs) Raise human rights in meetings with senior Chinese government officials. Speak publicly and clearly about abuses instead of only to diplomats behind closed doors. Put the rights of China’s 1.4 billion citizens on the agenda in …

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Japan: End Aid to Vietnam’s Police

By Human Rights Watch Vietnamese Public Security Ministry a Major Rights Violator Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, shakes hands with Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc after the exchange of documents at the Government Office in Hanoi on Monday, October 19, 2020.  © 2020 Nhac Nguyen/Pool Photo via AP (Tokyo) – The Japanese government should …

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Vietnam detains activist hours after human rights meeting with U.S.

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has arrested a prominent blogger and dissident for “anti-state activities” hours after its government held annual talks on human rights with the United States, which said it was concerned about freedom of expression. Pham Doan Trang, a writer who has published widely on human rights and alleged police brutality, was arrested …

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Viet Nam: Human rights champion arrested, at grave risk of torture

Responding to the arrest of Pham Doan Trang, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns, Ming Yu Hah, said: “The arrest of Pham Doan Trang is reprehensible. She is a leading figure in the struggle for human rights in Viet Nam. She has inspired countless young activists to speak up for a more just, inclusive, …

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How human rights can guide the way forward

By David Griffiths, Director of the Office of the Secretary General at Amnesty International 27 July 2020 (from Amnesty International) Most leaders know instinctively that they should never let a good crisis go to waste, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. When the public health emergency gives way to the looming economic crisis, leaders …

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Vietnam: Crackdown on Peaceful Dissent Intensifies

Human Rights Watch New Wave of Arrests Ahead of the 13th Party Congress Click to expand Image Top row: Pham Chi Dung, Nguyen Tuong Thuy, Le Huu Minh Tuan. Bottom row: Pham Chi Thanh, Tran Duc Thach, Dinh Thi Thu Thuy. © Private (New York) – The Vietnamese government is intensifying a crackdown on human rights activists and dissidents …

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