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Activists Criticize Vietnam's Election to UN Rights Council

International human rights groups are voicing concern over Vietnam's election to the United Nations Human Rights Council.   Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia division, said he believes Vietnam, which became one of 14 new members on Tuesday, will play a negative role.   "I hope the government of Vietnam will prove me wrong, but up to date we haven’t seen any sort of indication that the government of Vietnam is going to change its policies...

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