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RSF – Candidate countries for UN Human Rights Council set a poor example

By   /  November 15, 2013  /  Forum, Highlights  /  Comments Off on RSF – Candidate countries for UN Human Rights Council set a poor example

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* Updated on Thursday 14 November 2013. Published on Friday 8 November 2013.   Vietnam, China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia were elected yesterday to the United Nations Human Rights Council, joining Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan and Ethiopia. “The risk of coalitions hostile to freedom of information is now very real,” Reporters Without Borders […]

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STATEMENT FROM A NETWORK OF VIETNAMESE BLOGGERS

By   /  July 19, 2013  /  Blog, Highlights  /  1 Comment

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VIETNAM SHOULD AMEND LAW TO DEMONSTRATE HUMAN RIGHT COUNCIL CANDIDACY COMMITMENT   The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) is responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and making recommendations on them.   Article 258 and the abuse of power in […]

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