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Vietnam Continues To Violate People’s Rights After Human Rights Dialogue With EU

Vietnam Continues To Violate People’s Rights After Human Rights Dialogue With EU
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Less than a day after the Human Rights Dialogue between the European Union and Vietnam on March 4, 2019, was conducted, the Vietnamese police continue to commit blatant violations of the people’s rights. Two hours ago, the police came and arrested one of the active members of a group

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Robbery Unwittingly Exposes Potential Corruption In Vietnam

Robbery Unwittingly Exposes Potential Corruption In Vietnam
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The story first sounded like the twisted plot of a comedy about feudal Vietnam a few centuries back. It went like this: Three bad guys robbed a court official’s post and shocked the township when news on the enormous amount of money the robbers had taken, spread like wildfire.

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Vietnamese Police Faced New Brutality Allegations Amid State’s Obligations To Follow Up UN’s Recommendations Against Torture

Vietnamese Police Faced New Brutality Allegations Amid State’s Obligations To Follow Up UN’s Recommendations Against Torture
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Today, January 28, 2019, a driver in Hanoi who was supportive of the movement to fight against illegal BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) toll booths in Vietnam, Ha Van Nam, was kidnapped by allegedly plainclothes police. Nam alleged that he was brutally assaulted, resulting in two broken ribs and other injuries. The perpetrators

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Protest Against BOT: How Vietnamese Drivers Fight Back

Protest Against BOT: How Vietnamese Drivers Fight Back
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BOT, this three-letter-word probably does not have any special meaning for anyone but the Vietnamese people. It is a daily nightmare for many commuters in the country of close to 95 million in population. BOT stands for Build-Operate-Transfer, which is a form of contracts between a private company and the

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