Ho Chi Minh’s Ideas on Human Rights


  • Đo Thi Hien, Ton Viet Thao, Pham Thi Vinh, Tran Thi Huyen


President Ho Chi Minh was the man who devoted all his life to turn the Vietnamese nation from a colonized country to a independent nation, and to bring the Vietnamese people from the status of a dependent people to the status of citizens and masters of the country. During his lifetime, Ho Chi Minh gave a system of arguments on human rights, from the conception to theexpression in the fields of politics, economy, culture, society, and etc. He was both an great thinker and fighter of the twentieth century. Ho Chi Minh's ideology system, including his thought on human rights, really became a part of the culture of the Vietnamese nation. Ho Chi Minh's ideological legacy on human rights and his achievements in protecting and developing human rights are invaluable materials and spiritual foundations for the Vietnamese people in the new millennium. This article focuses on researching the origin, foundation and content of Ho Chi Minh's thought on human rights.