CAMPAIGN TO ABOLISH TORTURE IN VIETNAM
The Campaign to Abolish Torture In Vietnam works to end all forms of torture in Vietnam. We monitor and report instances of torture in Vietnam, and we support and defend courageous individuals and civil society organizations in Vietnam who do the same.
Join the Global Campaign for Religious Prisoners
Three prisoners from Vietnam are included in the Global Campaign for Religious Prisoners of Conscience, which will be launched on June 28 at the International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C. For more information, please click here.
Tues., June 28: March for Religious Prisoners, Washington, D.C.
Meet at 8 a.m. at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street, Washington, D.C.
On June 28. campaigners from many countries will march to the embassies of governments that currently imprison religious prisoners of conscience. In addition to Vietnam, these include Egypt, Malaysia, Pakistan, China, Nigeria, Algeria, and Burma.
Wed., June 29: Multi-Faith Prayer Vigil for Religious Prisoners, Washington, D.C.
8 p.m., Renaissance Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street, Washington, D.C.
In this report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture, we document the widespread use of torture in Vietnam, the systematic impunity of the abusers, and the lack of concrete action by the government of Vietnam to effectively reduce and prevent acts of torture.
Torture Survivors Speak Out
Former survivors of torture tell their stories.
To learn about Vietnam's compliance with the United Nations Convention Against Torture and other international human rights treaties, please click here.
Vietnamese authorities continue to target indigenous minority Christians known as Montagnards for harsh persecution, imprisoning many. To learn more, please click here.