Vietnam, Thailand & Cambodia urged to stop using vague concepts such as “national security”, “sovereignty” or “lèse-majesté” to intimidate & harass dissent

Stifled voices: NGOs unite against criminalisation of free expression on the Internet – ifex.org, September 11, 2013
…a coalition of international and local NGOs and activists from Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia urged governments to stop using vague legislation based on ill-defined concepts such as “national security”, “sovereignty” or “lèse-majesté” to intimidate, harass and imprison independent voices. Speaking at an event in Geneva, which coincides with the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), IFEX, ARTICLE 19 and PEN International united to call for the urgent revision of these laws to bring them into line with international human rights standards…

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One Response to Vietnam, Thailand & Cambodia urged to stop using vague concepts such as “national security”, “sovereignty” or “lèse-majesté” to intimidate & harass dissent

  1. Wiz says:

    Mockery toward both UDD men as well as hypocritical Left wing intellectuals who badly want to abolish Article 112 but they keep reinforcing Article 113 to protect Ai Maew and PM Yinglux
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1398698647025297&set=a.1374815666080262.1073741829.100006555240650&type=1&ref=nf

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