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Pham Doan Trang Named As One In Three 2022 Martin Ennals Laureates

Pham Doan Trang Named As One In Three 2022 Martin Ennals Laureates
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January 19, 2022: Pham Doan Trang has been named as one of the three laureates of the 2022 Martin Ennals Award today in Geneva, Switzerland. This year, the Martin Ennals Award recognized three laureates, Pham Doan Trang, Dr. Daouda Diallo (Burkina Faso), and Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja (Bahrain), celebrating three galvanizers of

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Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Bleak Human Rights Situation At The Beginning Of 2022

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Bleak Human Rights Situation At The Beginning Of 2022
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. Former Vietnamese journalist jailed for 4 years under “tax evasion” charges On January 11, 2022, the Hanoi People’s Court convicted Mai Phan Loi for“committing tax

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Mai Phan Loi: Former Vietnamese Journalist Jailed For 4 Years

Mai Phan Loi: Former Vietnamese Journalist Jailed For 4 Years
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On January 11, 2022, the Hanoi People’s Court held a trial for Mai Phan Loi, a former journalist and founder of a nonprofit organization, over “tax evasion” charges. The court sentenced the former journalist to a total of 48 months in jail on the same day. He was also

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Vietnam Briefing: Dong Tam Incident Remembrance Anniversary

Vietnam Briefing: Dong Tam Incident Remembrance Anniversary
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. Day to remember: At the dawn of January 9, 2020, more than 3,000 police officers attacked a residence in Hoanh Village, Dong Tam Commune, My Duc

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The 117 Petition: Individuals And Civil Organizations Call For The Abolition Of Vietnam’s Controversial Laws

The 117 Petition: Individuals And Civil Organizations Call For The Abolition Of Vietnam’s Controversial Laws
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On January 1, 2022, a group of 86 individuals and civil society organizations in Vietnam and overseas introduced a petition to call for the abolition and/or amendment of three controversial articles in Vietnam’s 2015 Penal Code. The 117 Petition, named after Article 117 in the country’s penal

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Vietnam Briefing: Another Independent Journalist Convicted For Propagandizing Against The State

Vietnam Briefing: Another Independent Journalist Convicted For Propagandizing Against The State
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. Vietnam independent journalist who tried to run for parliament received five years in prison RFA reports: Le Trong Hung, a Vietnamese journalist arrested after nominating himself as

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Le Trong Hung: Another Journalist On Trial In Vietnam Today

Le Trong Hung: Another Journalist On Trial In Vietnam Today
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UPDATE: At 12:45 p.m. on December 31, 2021, Vietnam sentenced Le Trong Hung to five years in prison plus five years on probation. His wife, Do Le Na, was not granted access to the courthouse. December 31, 2021 - Vietnam is trying Le Trong Hung, a citizen journalist,

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2021: Vietnam Statistics & Data

2021: Vietnam Statistics & Data
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The Vietnamese Magazine introduces some of this year's data and statistics for Vietnam, demonstrating what we think to be our top social issues of this past year. It is our last article of 2021, a year that may not be so great for independent journalism in the country. Nonetheless, we

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