Vietnam Human Rights Thought In The History And Achievements Of Human Rights Development In Vietnam Today

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Nguyễn Anh Cường


In the history of the national Vietnam construction and defense, human rights values​ reflect in the state humanitarian policy, which bases on the standards of morality and indigenous beliefs and traditions of religion to deal with people. Vietnam’s human rights are in line with international standards and principles, especially those in international conventions on human rights to which Vietnam is a member. The correct awareness of human rights issues has contributed to helping the Party and the State of Vietnam come up with valuable guidelines to shape the successful development of policies suitable to the people, deepening the advancement of human rights in the economic, cultural, social, political and civil spheres of Vietnam. By applying qualitative, historical, and statistical methods, the article analyzes Vietnamese human rights thought in history from the founding of the country, focusing on the development of achievements in politics, economics, culture, and society from the Doi moi period (1986) to the present. From the arguments raised at the outset about human rights in the Eastern and the Western and the results obtained in the study, it displays human rights in Vietnam derive from the state to the people. Human rights in Vietnam reflect the guidelines and leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the concretization in the state policies towards the people. It shows that collectivism dominates Vietnamese society, unlike many Western, which always start from individualism.

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