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‘My Sister Was Forced Into Sex Slavery’

April 14, 2013

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Hui Danh’s sister Huynh Thi Be Huong is one of 15 young women from Vietnam who fell prey to a Vietnamese-run sex trafficking ring in Russia. According to the women, when they asked for help from the Vietnamese embassy in Moscow, their situation got worse because officials there were linked with the traffickers. On April 11, 2013 […]

Vietnamese Women Fall Prey to Sex Racket

April 4, 2013

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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 […]

Another sad case of Vietnam’s human trafficking to Taiwan

March 7, 2013

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After suffering through domestic violence for 16 years in Taiwan, a 42-year-old Vietnamese woman died after having her neck slashed by her Taiwanese husband with a knife last week. Police in Taipei, Taiwan, have arrested a local man, Huang Donghe, for killing his Vietnamese wife, Ninh Le Phung, by slashing her in the neck on […]

Vietnamese study to be ‘perfect Korean wives’

December 5, 2012

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‘Wife classes’ take hold in Vietnam as South Korea addresses a surge in international marriages – and its problems. >> Another tragic end to Vietnam’s Human Trafficking saga >> Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery >> Human Trafficking – Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Written in Vietnamese, the text implores the new brides: “Keep […]

Vietnamese Disarray: Two Leaders and a Nation

September 19, 2012

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The economic deterioration of Vietnam provides the perfect setting for regime change, with a scandal-ridden prime minister seeking to hold onto his position The economic nightmare that has befallen Vietnam has resulted in much finger-pointing, with President Truong Tan Sang and his supporters putting Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in the crosshairs. Over the past […]

Vietnam’s press freedom shrinks despite open economy

September 19, 2012

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Vietnamese officials are stepping up repression of old and new media even as they promote an image of an open, globalized economy. Intense surveillance and imprisonment of critical journalists, coupled with increasingly restrictive laws, are choking the flow of information. A CPJ special report by Shawn W. Crispin Published September 19, 2012 HANOI – When Vietnamese police […]

Legalizing exploitation of poor women not such a good idea

September 4, 2012

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Last week in Vietweek, a local sociologist made an argument for legalizing prostitution in Vietnam because it was “normal” and the government could collect taxes. Although his argument was quite weak, many would seem to agree the world’s “oldest profession” should be legalized and managed for the safety of both the client and the service […]