Trinh Huu Long

Trinh Huu Long

A journalist and democracy advocate at @luatkhoatapchi and @thevnmesemag magazines. He's also a co-director of Legal Initiatives for Vietnam, a nonprofit organization that runs The Vietnamese.

Journalist Pham Doan Trang Can Still Be Freed In Vietnam. And The US Could Help Win Her Release.

Journalist Pham Doan Trang Can Still Be Freed In Vietnam. And The US Could Help Win Her Release.
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While in Vietnam, Vice President Kamala Harris has significant leverage to make a change: free one of the most prominent journalists and democracy activists in the country. For the Vietnamese Communist Party, political prisoners are bargaining chips in international negotiations. They sell their own citizens to gain a trade deal

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Human Rights
Vietnam: How Powerful Is The Prime Minister?

Vietnam: How Powerful Is The Prime Minister?
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Politics
Vietnam’s State President: The Captain But Not Really A Captain

Vietnam’s State President: The Captain But Not Really A Captain
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Politics
A Few Things You Should Know About Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairpersonship

A Few Things You Should Know About Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairpersonship
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Though it is one of the “four pillars” of the Vietnamese government, the National Assembly chairpersonship remains the weakest position.Vietnam’s National Assembly has been preparing to change its window dressing in late March 2021. No need to wait until the general election wraps up in May 2021; the

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Politics
Vietnam Briefing: COVID-19 Is Surging Again While The Government Is Trying To Tighten Internet Control

Vietnam Briefing: COVID-19 Is Surging Again While The Government Is Trying To Tighten Internet Control
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. While the situations in the US and Europe are rapidly reaching a state of normalcy, COVID-19 cases are, once again, surging in VietnamIt is unclear if the biggest story

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Vietnam Briefing
Vietnam: The New Code Of Conduct On Social Media Is Not Legally Binding

Vietnam: The New Code Of Conduct On Social Media Is Not Legally Binding
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On June 17, 2021, Reuters reported that Vietnam announced a national code of conduct for social media. This new code would be the national guidelines on social media behavior in Vietnam, where users are encouraged to post positive content about the country. There are certain prohibitions for social media users

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Internet Freedom
Vietnam Briefing: The First Openly Gay Candidate Running For Election

Vietnam Briefing: The First Openly Gay Candidate Running For Election
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, is a look at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. That’s it. The election is here.This is the last briefing before the general election on Sunday, May 23. Candidates spent the last week busying themselves

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Vietnam Briefing
Vietnam Briefing: Land Rights Activists Jailed Ahead Of Election

Vietnam Briefing: Land Rights Activists Jailed Ahead Of Election
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, is a look at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. The general election enters the final stageThe general election is two weeks away and will be held on May 23, 2021. Here are the key developments in

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Vietnam Briefing