Viet Nam: Joint Statement of concern on draft Law on Belief and Religion

Index Number: ASA 41/2803/2015

Amnesty International joins 26 civil society organizations in calling for Viet Nam’s government to comprehensively revise the draft Law on Belief and Religion to conform to Viet Nam’s obligations under international human rights law, in the course of an inclusive consultation. In its present form, the draft law places limitations on freedom of religion or belief that extend beyond those permitted under international human rights law that is binding on Vietnam.

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