Thursday, 12/12/2013


47 U.S. lawmakers urged Mr. Kerry referred to the issue of human rights in Vietnam

Ngoại trưởng Mỹ John Kerry và Chủ tịch nước Việt Nam Trương Tấn Sang tại Bộ Ngoại giao Mỹ ở Washington, ngày 24/7/2013.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang at the U.S. State Department in Washington , on 24/07/2013 .
The U.S. lawmakers sent a letter asking Secretary of State John Kerry put human rights issues with Vietnam during his trip to the Middle East and Southeast Asia from 11/12 to 18/12 .

U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez federal along with Rep. Zoe Lofgren head cover letter signed by 47 bipartisan senators on Tuesday 11/12 sent foreign minister Kerry urged priority on human rights issues in the discussions with leaders of Vietnam, Hanoi requirements to improve the human rights situation .

Speaking to honor the Vietnamese democratic struggle activists on the occasion of International Human Rights Day 10/12 , Ms. Sanchez , Co- Chair of activity in Congress on the issue of Vietnam, said the current situation of human rights in Hanoi is very be concerned .

Ms. Loretta denunciation : ' The Government of Vietnam state has suppressed dissent by  harassment , intimidation , and arrests of the democratic struggle activists . The detained activists often be tortured , not supported and do not meet the legal ones ' .

Rep. Sanchez said she ' particularly concerned about police brutality Vietnam for students , promote the human rights , and a member of Vietnam Blogger Network '

Bà Sanchez, Đồng Chủ tịch Nhóm hoạt động tại Quốc hội Mỹ về các vấn đề Việt Nam.Ms. Sanchez , Co- Chair of activity in Congress on the issue of Vietnam.
Ms. Sanchez said the human rights violations in Vietnam must be resolved before the United States to conduct economic partnership with Hanoi .

Rep. Sanchez emphasized she definitely does not support the Trans -Pacific Partnership ( TPP ) with Vietnam until Hanoi has proven concrete steps to improve human rights record .

Urged people to honor those who fought in Vietnam embarked for the freedom , the International Day of Human Rights , Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez says : ' We have to continue to contribute to the echo of their voices , forcing the Hanoi authorities to stop human rights abuses , and called for the release of prisoners of conscience imprisoned harsh . '

Ms. Sanchez urged people to continue to contribute to the echoing voices of the Vietnamese democratic struggle activists , forced it to stop human rights abuses and the release of prisoners of conscience .

At the same time , the afternoon of 11/12 , an interfaith delegation of the Vietnamese community have met with Mr. Scott Busby , Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy Human Rights - Labor , to express concerns about religious persecution in Vietnam and to campaign Secretary Kerry noted human rights issues to Hanoi .

Mr. Tran Thanh Tung , a member of the delegation , representing the Association of Laity Con Dau , said :

" The delegation of about 12 people that we represent the religion as Cao Dai, Hoa Hao Buddhist , Catholic Laity Association of Con Dau .. v. .. v. ..come to meet Mr. Scott Busby and the staff U.S. Department of State this afternoon at 4 o'clock at the headquarters of the Ministry . We will raise issues like human rights to freedom of religion poses with U.S. Secretary give out to Vietnam . "

State Department says meeting between U.S. Secretary Kerry and leaders of Vietnam in Hanoi to promote upcoming relationship Comprehensive Partnership .

The discussion when Mr. Kerry stop in HCM is expected to revolve around the development of Vietnam-US trade relations and promote educational role .

Both of two parties will also discuss a range of bilateral issues and regional .

Vietnam and the Philippines are the last stop in the tour this time of secretary John Kerry . This is Asia Wednesday trip since he took office U.S. Secretary Kerry .