07:00 | 11/06/2021
Wars have ceased to exist in Vietnam, but their consequences remain. Agent Orange/dioxin has been negatively affecting the health of many Vietnamese. A victim of Agent Orange, Nguyen Thanh Binh has overcome fate with her iron will and become a shoulder to rely on for other dioxin victims.
19:10 | 01/06/2021
Following are the opinions of Lawyer Quach Thanh Vinh of The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange after the Evry Court rejected Tran To Nga’s requests on her lawsuit against U.S. chemical companies to seek justice for Agent Orange victims.
12:40 | 01/06/2021
Australia Prim Minister Scott Morrison has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, during a press conference with his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, as the two nations sought to get in lockstep over China, their biggest trading partner.
10:06 | 28/05/2021
Vietnam welcomes the signing of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act by US President Joe Biden to aim at curbing violence against the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, said Le Thi Thu Hang, spokesperson of Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
10:47 | 20/05/2021
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged for a diplomatic boycott on grounds of human rights violation.
10:48 | 26/03/2021
The 46th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), held at the UN office in Geneva, concluded on March 24.
14:49 | 23/03/2021
Earlier this week, US, the European Union, Britain and Canada decided to sanction China, which sent "a clear message about the human rights violations and abuses in Xinjiang”, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden.
07:15 | 12/03/2021
Vietnam’s policy to promote and protect human rights, including cultural rights and food rights during the pandemic period has positively encouraged citizens and improved anti-pandemic effectiveness.
08:36 | 09/03/2021
Vietnam has called on countries and the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to enhance cooperation and dialogue to substantively promote human rights in reality instead of basing on imprecise and unverified information to criticise certain states.
11:10 | 06/03/2021
Australian public broadcast, SBS, in Australia said on Friday that it would suspend Chinese state media channels, CGTN and CCTV.
06:56 | 23/02/2021
Vietnam continues to “put emphasis on the protection and promotion of all human rights and fundamental freedoms of our people, even in this most difficult of times", and is thus presenting its candidature for membership of the UN Human Rights Council for the term 2023-2025.
08:17 | 20/12/2020
Vietnam achieved high performance in a recent report on children’s reading and mathematics ability worldwide, putting it among the countries with the best primary education, he said. This is an achievement of Vietnam in human rights, according to Belgian Ambassador Philippe Kridelka, who represented Belgium at the UN Security Council.
09:03 | 16/12/2020
On December 15-16, in Hai Phong City, the Department of Foreign Relations under the Ministry of Public Security cooperated with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) to organize the international workshop on "Gender Equality, the empowerment of women and violence against women".
06:55 | 16/12/2020
Vietnam’s commitments and efforts in protecting and promoting human rights amid COVID-19, notably the implementation of recommendations under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism, third cycle, were acknowledged in speeches by delegates at a workshop in Hanoi.
09:50 | 20/11/2020
Australia’s Prime Minster Scott Morrison on November 19 pushed back over a list of more than a dozen grievances raised by China regarding his country’s human rights diplomacy, independent media and investment policies, saying “we will always be Australia”.
07:06 | 16/10/2020
The United States has appointed a senior human rights official as special coordinator for Tibetan issues, which, China said, is an infringement on its internal affairs.
13:25 | 14/10/2020
China won a seat on the United Nations's premiere human rights body for three year terms (2021 – 2023) on October 13 despite opposition from activist groups, The Associated Press reported.
11:07 | 29/09/2020
Assisting persons with disabilities has long been one of the top priorities for the U.S. Government in Vietnam.
18:11 | 02/08/2020
Over the past several years, Vietnam has fine-tuned its legal system, strengthened communications to raise public awareness, and strengthened international cooperation in anti-trafficking.
14:28 | 24/07/2020
Vietnam pledges to protect and promote human rights, with priority given to the vulnerable, while rapidly restoring the post-COVID-19 economy and achieving its UN Sustainable Development Goals.