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published on March 13 2015 - News

ALERT SUDAN : Human Rights Defenders, arbitrarily imprisoned and threatened of death penalty because of their political opinions

Dr Farouk Abu Eissa and Dr Amin Mekki Madani : Human Rights Defenders, arbitrarily imprisoned and threatened of death penalty because of their political opinions 

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a Hanoi appeal court today confirmed dissident lawyer and blogger Le Quoc Quan’s 30-month jail sentence and fine of 40,000 euros on a trumped-up charge of tax fraud
published on February 19 2014 - News

a Hanoi appeal court today confirmed dissident lawyer and blogger Le Quoc Quan’s 30-month jail sentence and fine of 40,000 euros on a trumped-up charge of tax fraud

Today’s ruling confirmed the sentence that Quan, 41, received at the end of his trial in Hanoi last October. Although charged with tax evasion, it was clear that the real reason for his arrest was his blogging and his calls for political pluralism, religious freedom and civil rights.

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Le Quoc Quan Case: Coalition condemns Appeal Court decision
published on February 19 2014 - News

Le Quoc Quan Case: Coalition condemns Appeal Court decision

A Coalition of 14 human rights NGOs and networks strongly condemns this week's by an appeal court upholding a 30-month prison sentence for Vietnamese human rights lawyer and blogger Le Quoc Quan. Mr. Quan has been detained since December 2012.

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A letter from Le Quoc Quan
published on February 14 2014

A letter from Le Quoc Quan

Le Quoc Quan wrote a moving letter for those who, from inside and outside, continue supporting his cause and try to defend human rights. 

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Press Release: Vietnamese Lawyer and Blogger Le Quoc Quan on Hunger Strike
published on February 13 2014 - News

Press Release: Vietnamese Lawyer and Blogger Le Quoc Quan on Hunger Strike

Jailed Vietnamese blogger and human rights lawyer Le Quoc Quan has launched a hunger strike to protest the refusal by prison authorities to provide him access to legal counsel, access to legal and religious books, and access to a priest for spiritual guidance, ahead of his appeal trial on 18 February 2014 in Hanoi. Le Quoc Quan has been imprisoned since 27 December 2012.
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Vietnam: Le Quoc Quan: UN Rights Tribunal Calls for Release of Vietnamese Blogger Activist
published on December 03 2013 - News

Vietnam: Le Quoc Quan: UN Rights Tribunal Calls for Release of Vietnamese Blogger Activist

The detention of Vietnamese blogger, lawyer and human rights activist, Le Quoc Quan, has been condemned by a United Nations human rights tribunal as violating his right to freedom of expression and his right to a fair trial.

 

 

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Vietnam: Le Quoc Quan's verdict - The ASF Network forced by the police
published on October 08 2013 - News

Vietnam: Le Quoc Quan's verdict - The ASF Network forced by the police

Arrested by the end of 2012, the Vietnamese lawyer and blogger Le Quoc Quan has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison and 59000$ fine on the 2nd of October 2013. Moreover banned from the Bar, he will never be able to exercise his profession again.

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published on July 24 2013 - News

Vietnam: Detention conditions of journalist and blogger Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay)

ASF Network join NGOs coalition in expressing grave concern for the health of blogger Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay) who has been on hunger strike since 23 June 2013 in protest at his detention conditions.

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published on July 23 2013 - News

Vietnam: le Quoc Quan: Open letter to the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama

NGO coalition, including ASF Network, urge President Obama to make human rights top priority during visit of vietnamese president.

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Cameroon: ASF Network and ADEFHO condemn the assassination of journalist and human Rights activist Eric Ohena Lembembe
published on July 19 2013 - News

Cameroon: ASF Network and ADEFHO condemn the assassination of journalist and human Rights activist Eric Ohena Lembembe

The ASF Network (lawyers without borders) and ADEFHO condemn the assassination of journalist and human Rights activist Eric Ohena Lembembe in Cameroon.

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