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Vietnamese Women Fall Prey to Sex Racket

April 4, 2013


Fifteen Vietnamese women have been forced into sex slavery after going to work in Russia, according to one of them who managed to escape following a one-year ordeal at a Moscow brothel but is still living in fear of her captors. Huynh Thi Be Huong said she was among four women who initially fled the […]

Vietnamese Americans share stories of struggle for UCI project

March 8, 2013


Vietnamese Americans Save Memories For History On April 30, Vietnam will celebrate Liberation Day, a holiday marking the 38th anniversary of the reunification of North and South Vietnam following a 19-year conflict. ​​For Americans and their former South Vietnamese allies, that day in 1975 is remembered for the fall of Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh […]

In Vietnam, Anti-Chinese Protesters Find a New Outlet, Football

December 25, 2012


HANOI, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Under the watch of plainclothes police, midfielder Nguyen Van Phuong unleashed a powerful left-foot drive into the top corner. Dissidents cheered from the sidelines. “Down with China,” some shouted. Phuong pumped his fist. As tensions between Beijing and Hanoi escalate over the South China Sea, Vietnamese anti-China protesters who face […]

China Holds Ex-Journalist Who Wrote of Boys’ Deaths

November 24, 2012


BEIJING — A former journalist and his wife have been detained by security officers in China after he wrote online last week about five boys in Guizhou Province who died in a trash bin after taking shelter there from the cold, according to a lawyer and a friend of the ex-journalist. The lawyer, Li Fangping, said in […]

China reveals massive security operation to stop Tibetans setting fire to themselves

November 9, 2012


China has revealed it is using a massive surveillance camera network to cover restive areas of Tibet and bring to an end a grisly wave of self-immolations. Officials at the 18th party Congress claimed yesterday that the ‘Skynet’ network has divided the region into a closely monitored grid and that teams of security personnel can […]

Vietnam sentences 2 songwriters to prison for posting songs critical of the government

October 30, 2012


Any Vietnamese who accuses the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP) of selling Vietnam out to China will be automatically sentenced to long years in jail. Below is proof that the VCP has tried its utmost to unofficially turn Vietnam into one of China’s newest colonial province. Vietnamese children waving modified China’s flag (5 small stars instead […]

Young Boys Were Seduced To Be Streetwalkers

October 25, 2012


Many boys were just in grade school in Hoc Mon, a ward in Ho Chi Minh, when they were seduced by a pimp to satisfy his gay sexual desires. After his desires were satisfied, the pimp forced the boys into prostitution by forcing them satisfying the needs of other “clients”. The whole incident was discovered […]