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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 […]

2011 Amnesty International report on Vietnam

May 14, 2011

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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM Head of state: Nguyen Minh Triet Head of government: Nguyen Tan Dung Death penalty: retentionist Population: 89 million Life expectancy: 74.9 years Under-5 mortality (m/f): 27/20 per 1,000 Adult literacy: 92.5 per cent Freedom of expression, association and assembly remained severely restricted. New regulations on internet monitoring were introduced. Harsh […]