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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: The Party vs. Legal Activist Cu Huy Ha Vu

May 26, 2011

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May 26, 2011 The Party vs. Legal Activist Cu Huy Ha Vu Introduction. I. Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu’s Arrest II. A Legal Activist III. Family of Noted Revolutionaries IV. Vigorous Responses from the Family and Defense Team V. Use of the Internet in the Case Disseminating Dr. Vu’s Views Circulating Information in Dr. Vu’s […]

Vietnam Treads China’s Path

May 22, 2011

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While international attention has been focused on China’s crackdown on activists, Vietnam has also been tightening the noose around dissent. Campaigners in China aren’t the only ones feeling the heat from an overbearing communist regime. While global attention has been focused on the detention of Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei, dissidents in Vietnam have […]

Has Vietnam been abandoned by the U.S.?

May 2, 2011

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It’s ironic that the death of Madame Nhu happened on April 24, just a few days before the anniversary of the fall of Saigon. While the sorry end to that sad chapter of Vietnam involvement is relegated to the trash heap of American history, the continued struggle for democracy and human rights for the people […]

Vietnam dissident appeals sentence: wife

April 22, 2011

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HANOI – A prominent Vietnamese dissident has launched an appeal against a lengthy jail term handed to him this month, his wife said Thursday, after a politically charged trial that drew global criticism. Cu Huy Ha Vu, 53, was sentenced on April 4 to seven years in prison followed by three years’ house arrest for […]