FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sagnip (202) 225-3765
May 5, 2013
Press Conf. Set for
Tues., May 6 @ 4 p.m.
Political Prisoner to Speak Out on Human Rights in Vietnam
scholar Vu to join Smith, ex-Rep. Gao, Boat People SOS
D.C. – Human
rights and congressional leaders advocating for victims of widespread abuses,
religious persecution and political repression at the hands of the Vietnamese
Government will gather for a press conference Tuesday in anticipation of
upcoming annual dialogue between the U.S. and Vietnamese governments. The press
conference participants will call for an end to Vietnam’s
instruments of repression and the release of all prisoners of conscience.
Chris Smith, (NJ-04) Senior Member of the
House Foreign Affairs Committee and chair of its subcommittee on global
“Joseph” Cao of Louisiana, former Member of U.S. Congress (only Vietnamese ever elected to Congress)
Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang, Ph.D.,
Executive Director, Boat People SOS
Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu,
Vietnamese constitutional scholar and recently released former prisoner of
Press conf. calling for release of prisoners, human rights in Vietnam to be
discussed at upcoming talks
House Office Building, Room 2255 (second floor).
May 6, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
Ls. Nguyễn Thị Dương Hà, DB Christopher Smith và Ts. Nguyễn Đ́nh Thắng, 11/07/2013 (ảnh văn pḥng DB Smith)