Daily Archives: May 21, 2015

UNCLOS explained: Why China’s claims in South China Sea are invalid

China’s nine-dash line fails to meet UNCLOS maritime features requirements You need land before you claim rights to the sea – PH solicitor general MANILA, Philippines — With a little over a month before the Philippines submits its written arguments … Continue reading

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Vietnam: Free the over 200 imprisoned dissidents

Vietnam must immediately and unconditionally release the over 200 political prisoners who are languishing in jails across the country, FIDH and its member organization, the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), said today. In connection with this demand, FIDH and … Continue reading

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Vietnam: Visiting UN Secretary-General must press government on human rights

Paris, 21 May 2015: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon must press the Vietnamese government to address serious human rights violations during his upcoming visit to the country, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) said today. Ban … Continue reading

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