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Rep. Loretta Sanchez on introduction of the Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez - Photo: Chris Prevatt

The Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act would impose sanctions on individuals who perpetrate or are complicit in human rights abuses committed against nationals of Vietnam or their family members. Individuals who warrant sanctions would be disqualified from applying for a U.S. visa or taking part in financial or property transactions in the U.S., among other penalties.

Van Tran brews up another cup of Weak Tea

Tran: “There’s a big debate in the community whether she’s (Loretta Sanchez) effective or not – whether she’s doing it for lip service or for votes, because the big question is, after 14 years in the House, what substantial and tangible results can she show in terms of advancing Vietnamese democracy and human rights? Show us your accomplishments _ what bills, what legislation, what political prisoners?”