Bloc 8406


Bloc 8406

Bloc 8406 is a Catholic-led unified coalition of political groups in Vietnam that advocate for democracy reforms in Vietnam. It is named after the date of the group's manifesto, 8 April, 2006, and was originally signed by 118 of dissidents calling for a multiparty state. [1]. The support later grown into the thousands [2] and also includes prominent Roman Catholic priest Nguyễn Văn Lý who was sentenced to eight years in prison on March 30, 2007.[3] for his support of this group.

Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Vietnam 2006 (Vietnamese: Khối 8406 Tuyên Ngôn Tự Do Dân Chủ Cho Việt Nam 2006) declares the need for democratic reforms in Vietnam.

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References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Asia Times Online :: Southeast Asia news - Heed the call of Vietnam's Bloc 8406
  3. ^ Viet Nam: Internet activist priest imprisoned

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