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Vietnam: Rights Dialogue Should Produce Concrete Steps

April 16, 2013

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Washington, DC – The Vietnamese government should use the opportunity of the upcoming US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue to release political prisoners and make commitments to end the persecution of bloggers, land rights activists, and other peaceful critics, Human Rights Watch said today. The 17th US-Vietnam Human Rights dialogue will take place in Hanoi beginning on April […]

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

October 30, 2012

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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 […]

Law student fights to free fiancé

September 24, 2012

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From unconfirmed reports, jailed democracy activist Nguyen Tien Trung was one of 3 government-provided witnesses that “fingered” bloggers Dieu Cay, AnhBaSG, and Ta Phong Tan at their trial in Saigon on 24 September 2012. For four years, law student Huong Nguyen has been studying democracy. Democracy is a fascinating abstraction for some but a given […]

Vietnam jails three bloggers for ‘anti-state propaganda’

September 24, 2012

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HO CHI MINH CITY — A court in southern Vietnam jailed three bloggers Monday for “anti-state propaganda” at a brief but dramatic hearing, prompting calls from the United States and EU for their immediate release. After a trial lasting just a few hours, high-profile blogger Nguyen Van Hai, alias Dieu Cay, was sentenced to 12 […]