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Vietnam: State-Owned People’s Army Newspaper Defamed Independent Media, Civil Society Organizations

Vietnam: State-Owned People’s Army Newspaper Defamed Independent Media, Civil Society Organizations
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On March 25, 2019, in what could have been a classic libel case, the online newspaper of the Vietnamese Armed Forces defamed some independent newspapers, media, and civil society organizations, including our Vietnamese site – Luat Khoa magazine in an article written [http://www.qdnd.vn/chong-dien-bien-hoa-binh/thanh-tuu-nhan-quyen-viet-nam/khong-de-nhung-manh-chinh-thong-tin-tiep-tay-cho-nguy-tuyen-truyen-569499] by author

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English Speakers In Vietnam Got A Taste Of Censorship Over An Article On Pollution

English Speakers In Vietnam Got A Taste Of Censorship Over An Article On Pollution
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February 20, 2019, a few foreigners living both inside and outside of Vietnam were sharing [https://twitter.com/miketatarski/status/1098081597008408577] the news that an English article published on the site VN Express was taken down before they could read it. Some of them suspected that it was the state’

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Freedom of Expression
Vietnamese Police Continue Questioning People Over Facebook Activities

Vietnamese Police Continue Questioning People Over Facebook Activities
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The police force in Ben Tre Province, Vietnam seemed to have been quite busy in the last few months, going after people’s postings on Facebook. In January 2019, their Domestic Security Bureau took [/2019/02/vietnamese-police-questioned-university-student-over-facebook-postings/] a university student in and questioned him over his Facebook’s usage, including

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Vietnamese Police Questioned University Student Over Facebook Postings

Vietnamese Police Questioned University Student Over Facebook Postings
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On February 1, 2019, the Domestic Security Bureau of Ben Tre Province interviewed Tran Ngoc Phuc, a 21-year-old student of Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City at their station. Dong Khoi online newspaper, a publication of the VCP’s Provincial Committee in Ben Tre, published [http://baodongkhoi.

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Vietnamese Police Wants to Control People’s Credit Information, Log Chat, and Political Opinions with New Cybersecurity Law

Vietnamese Police Wants to Control People’s Credit Information, Log Chat, and Political Opinions with New Cybersecurity Law
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On or about October 3, 2018, the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam quietly released their draft decree on the implementation of the country’s freshly minted Cybersecurity Law of 2018. As of press time, the MPS has yet to announce the draft decree to the public on its website

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Enhanced Restrictions In Cybersecurity Bill Shows Vietnam Is NOT Ready To Commit To EU-FTA’s Human Rights Clause

Enhanced Restrictions In Cybersecurity Bill Shows Vietnam Is NOT Ready To Commit To EU-FTA’s Human Rights Clause
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In recent days, the people in Vietnam, again and again, have proven that social media was the most effective platform to express their discontent with various social and political issues in the country. Around the first week of May 2018, people’s outpoured anger over an appellate [/2018/05/people-in-vietnam-openly-challenge-appellate-courts-decision-in-child-molestation-case-demanding-tougher-sentence/

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Vietnam: Deputy PM’s Flip-Flopped Position Signaled Government Will Take Tough Measures on Cybersecurity Law?

Vietnam: Deputy PM’s Flip-Flopped Position Signaled Government Will Take Tough Measures on Cybersecurity Law?
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Once regarded as the poster’s child for – what was hoped by some – the progressive faction within the Communist Party, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, had recently shown his allegiance to the Party’s hardlines, at least on the issue of cybersecurity. As the Vietnam’s National Assembly is

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