The Conviction On Sept. 22, 2016, the Hanoi People’s Court held a first-instance trial  for Vu Van Binh,
Religion Bulletin, December 2022: Authorities Crack Down on New Religions; U.S. Puts Vietnam on Special Watch List for Religious Freedom
Repression remains severe, continuous, and systematic.
Religion Bulletin, November 2022: Bureau of Internal Security “Pivotal Unit” in Campaign to Eliminate the Duong Van Minh Religion
[New Religions] Deputy Minister of Home Affairs: Bureau of Internal Security is a "pivotal unit" in the campaign to eliminate
Religion Bulletin, October 2022: Deputy Minister of Home Affairs condemns the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom for "misrepresenting" religious freedom in Vietnam
A senior Ministry of Home Affairs official has vehemently and unequivocally criticized the USCIRF for the first time.
In a shocking turn of events, an armed group launched a brazen attack on the government headquarters in the Ea
In a recent co-created research project spearheaded by Innovation for Change - East Asia, a comprehensive report has been released,
Religion Bulletin, September 2022: Hanoi Creates Office of Belief and New Religious Phenomena; Falun Gong Practitioners Repressed in Da Lat
[New Religions] Hanoi Committee for Religious Affairs establishes Office of Belief and New Religious Phenomena According to the Hanoi Moi
Religion Bulletin, August 2022: Cao Bang Dismantles Duong Van Minh Practitioner’s Altar, Replaces It With a Portrait of Ho Chi Minh
[The Government’s Reach] Cao Bang authorities destroy funeral homes, storm into residences and dismantle altars Duong Van Minh practitioners
Religion Bulletin, July 2022: Authorities Ramp up Repression of Independent Protestant Groups, Bring Tinh That Bong Lai Case to Trial
The United States sees six members of Tinh That Bong Lai as victims of religious repression.
Religion Bulletin, June 2022: U.S. Department of State - Many Independent Religious Practitioners Tortured by Police
Vietnamese government considers passing more draconian regulations on religion.
Religion Bulletin, May 2022: More Individuals In Tinh That Bong Lai Arrested, Ha Mon Religion Repressed
Kon Tum announces “eradication” of Ha Mon religion; Hanoi records 2,000 followers of new religions
On August 17, the Hanoi People’s High Court upheld its previous conviction in an appeals hearing for the two
Vietnam Holds Appeals Trials For Three NGO Leaders: Dang Dinh Bach, Mai Phan Loi, and Bach Hung Duong
On August 11, the Hanoi People’s High Court held two appeals hearings for three environmental NGO leaders, Mai Phan