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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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Vietnam Briefing: Bao Sach Appeal; Vietnamese Vendor Summoned Over Salt Bae Parody; Vietnam Mourns Victims Of COVID-19

Vietnam Briefing: Bao Sach Appeal; Vietnamese Vendor Summoned Over Salt Bae Parody; Vietnam Mourns Victims Of COVID-19
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Bao Sach (Clean Newspaper) members filed an appeal to lower their court sentences On November 17, Vietnam’s state media reported that the Can Tho Court had received an appeal from Bao Sach members against the court’s decisions on October 28. In their formal request, the Bao Sach members

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Vietnam Briefing: UN Experts Urge Vietnam To End Human Trafficking; U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue Held Last Week

Vietnam Briefing: UN Experts Urge Vietnam To End Human Trafficking; U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue Held Last Week
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UN experts urge the authorities of Vietnam and Saudi Arabia to stop human trafficking The Vietnamese Magazine reports: Several United Nations Special Rapporteurs on November 4 released a statement calling on Vietnam and Saudi Arabia to stop the trafficking of Vietnamese women and girls who enter Saudi Arabia to serve

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Vietnam Briefing: Pham Doan Trang’s Trial Expected To Begin In November; Vietnam Slowly Reopening Its Economy After Long-Running COVID-19 Lockdowns

Vietnam Briefing: Pham Doan Trang’s Trial Expected To Begin In November; Vietnam Slowly Reopening Its Economy After Long-Running COVID-19 Lockdowns
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Vietnamese court to try Pham Doan Trang and two farmer activists this NovemberThe Vietnamese Magazine reports: On October 14, 2021, attorney Dang Dinh Manh, one of Pham Doan Trang’s lawyers, posted on his Facebook that the People’s Court of Hanoi will try the prominent journalist and writer on

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Vietnam Briefing: Pham Doan Trang Marks First Year In Jail; Vietnam Faces Labor Shortage As Migrant Workers Flee Industrial Cities For Home

Vietnam Briefing: Pham Doan Trang Marks First Year In Jail; Vietnam Faces Labor Shortage As Migrant Workers Flee Industrial Cities For Home
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Journalist Pham Doan Trang marks her first year in jailAround midnight on October 6, 2020, journalist Pham Doan Trang was arrested by the Vietnamese authorities and subsequently prosecuted on charges of “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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Vietnam Says It Is Promoting And Defending Human Rights, But The Reality Proves Otherwise

Vietnam Says It Is Promoting And Defending Human Rights, But The Reality Proves Otherwise
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In Vietnam, the beginning of this October marks two significant events that challenge and reflect upon the country’s actual circumstance over its commitment to uphold human rights values: the one year anniversary of the arrest of journalist Pham Doan Trang and the mass exodus of migrant workers who have

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Jason Nguyen
Human Rights
Journey To The West: Vietnamese Top Leaders’ Recent Vaccine Diplomacy

Journey To The West: Vietnamese Top Leaders’ Recent Vaccine Diplomacy
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In the past month, newly-elected Vietnamese leaders have been seen “touring” Western countries, from Europe to the Americas. From the chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue, who went to Europe, to President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who went to the United States and Cuba, both are parts of the

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Son Nguyen
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Vietnam Briefing: Vietnamese Public Outrage Over A Woman Being Coerced Into COVID-19 Testing; Migrant Workers Rush To Flee Ho Chi Minh City After Travel Restrictions Are Lifted

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnamese Public Outrage Over A Woman Being Coerced Into COVID-19 Testing; Migrant Workers Rush To Flee Ho Chi Minh City After Travel Restrictions Are Lifted
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A Vietnamese woman coerced into COVID-19 testing infuriates the publicOn September 28 video footage showing Vietnamese police and security forces breaking into a woman’s apartment in Vinh Phu Ward, Binh Duong Province to force her to get tested for COVID-19. As the video began to spread on social media

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