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Vietnam: Hanoi Misleads UN on Rights Record

Expand Twenty-five political prisoners currently locked up for exercising basic rights.     © 2018 Private (Geneva) – Vietnam presented a grossly inaccurate picture of its human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on January 22, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The government’s claim that it had implemented 175 of 182 recommendations accepted at its previous Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2014 bears little resemblance to reality. Vietnam’s one-party state severely restricts fundamental civil and political rights and has stepped up its harsh crackdown on…

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