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Vietnam Prepares for UN Human Rights Review, Activists Lobby for Pressure

Representatives from the Vietnamese government will appear before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva Wednesday for a review of its human rights record amid mounting criticism that Hanoi does not tolerate opposition voices.Rolando Gomez, spokesman for the council, told VOA's Vietnamese service the Universal Periodic Review , which takes place every four years, is "a significant occasion for Vietnam.""It will provide a unique opportunity for the government of...

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