Thông Cáo của DB Christopher Smith
Date: Monday, May 05 @ 17:45:03 EDT
Topic: Nhân Quyền


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: Jeff Sagnip (202) 225-3765

May 5, 2013                                                                       http://chrissmith.house.gov

 

Press Conf. Set for Tues., May 6 @ 4 p.m.

 

Recently Released Political Prisoner to Speak Out on Human Rights in Vietnam

 

Newly freed scholar  Vu to join Smith, ex-Rep. Gao, Boat People SOS 

 

 

WASHINGTON, 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.

 

Who:  

Chairman Chris Smith, (NJ-04) Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and chair of its subcommittee on global human rights;  

Anh “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 conscience.

What:   Press conf. calling for release of prisoners, human rights in Vietnam to be discussed at upcoming talks

Where:  Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2255 (second floor).

When:    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)

 









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