Archive for June, 2016

Senators hear from human rights activists about political prisoners in Vietnam  

June 8, 2016

Ottawa, June 28, 2016 A woman from Vietnam whose husband has been imprisoned without charge in the socialist country asked for senators’ help on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 in securing his release. Human rights activists estimate that there are currently 200 political prisoners in Vietnam, imprisoned simply for speaking their minds. Vu Minh Khanh appeared for a special session of the Senate Committee on Human Rights to talk about ongoing human rights abuses in Vietnam. Vu, a human rights activist herself, is seeking … Continue reading →