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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

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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: More Writers And Activists Silenced While The Country Struggles With Record COVID-19 Cases

Vietnam Briefing: More Writers And Activists Silenced While The Country Struggles With Record COVID-19 Cases
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pro-democracy writers and activists persecuted Last week, multiple pro-democracy writers and activists were charged, and some were also convicted under Article 117 of the 2015 Penal Code, which

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