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June 5, 2011 – The Beginning Of The Longest Anti-China Protest Movement In Vietnam

June 5, 2011 – The Beginning Of The Longest Anti-China Protest Movement In Vietnam
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Our newest section on The Vietnamese Magazine, the “On This Day” series, aims to introduce contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred today in the past. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What happened on June 5, 2011? Public demonstrations and protests are sporadic in Vietnam. But

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Son Nguyen
On This Day
Saigon Is Under De-facto Martial Law

Saigon Is Under De-facto Martial Law
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June 17, 2018| Hundreds of people were stopped, detained, searched, and later taken to a temporary holding center set up in the heart of Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh City) for apparently no reasons. The government, this time, did not even announce that there were any “illegal” public gatherings as

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The Right to Protest In Vietnam Is Not Only Legal, It’s Constitutional

The Right to Protest In Vietnam Is Not Only Legal, It’s Constitutional
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On June 14, 2018, AFP reported, [https://www.afp.com/en/news/23/us-man-detained-vietnam-after-violent-protests-doc-15x4401] the spokesperson of Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Le Thi Thu Hang, told reporters that Vietnam was holding an American citizen of Vietnamese descent, Will Anh Nguyen, under the suspicion of “disrupting public order.” Online

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