Browsing All posts tagged under »Nguyen Cong Chinh«

Vietnam: Rights Dialogue Should Produce Concrete Steps

April 16, 2013


Washington, DC – The Vietnamese government should use the opportunity of the upcoming US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue to release political prisoners and make commitments to end the persecution of bloggers, land rights activists, and other peaceful critics, Human Rights Watch said today. The 17th US-Vietnam Human Rights dialogue will take place in Hanoi beginning on April […]

Vietnam arrests pastor of banned Mennonite church

April 29, 2011


HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese authorities have arrested the pastor of an outlawed Mennonite church for allegedly sowing division between the government and citizens of this communist nation, state media reported Friday. Nguyen Cong Chinh, 42, was taken into police custody in the central highland province of Gia Lai on Thursday, accused of undermining the government […]