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Dang Dinh Bach: Director Of A Nonprofit Environmental Organization Receives 5 Years In Jail

Dang Dinh Bach: Director Of A Nonprofit Environmental Organization Receives 5 Years In Jail
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On January 24, Hanoi’s People’s Court held a trial for Dang Dinh Bach, director of the nonprofit organization Law and Policy of Sustainable Development (LPSD), for an alleged “tax evasion” under Article 200 of Vietnam’s 2015 Penal Code. The court announced its verdict on the same day,

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
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Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Bleak Human Rights Situation At The Beginning Of 2022

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Bleak Human Rights Situation At The Beginning Of 2022
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Former Vietnamese journalist jailed for 4 years under “tax evasion” charges * On January 11, 2022, the Hanoi People’s Court convicted [https://www.thevietnamese.org/2022/

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
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Mai Phan Loi: Former Vietnamese Journalist Jailed For 4 Years

Mai Phan Loi: Former Vietnamese Journalist Jailed For 4 Years
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On January 11, 2022, the Hanoi People’s Court held a trial for Mai Phan Loi, a former journalist and founder of a nonprofit organization, over “tax evasion” charges. The court sentenced the former journalist to a total of 48 months in jail on the same day. He was also

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The Vietnamese Magazine
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With Economic Development Comes Greater Government Oppression: Why the EU Must Reconsider Its Free Trade Deal with Vietnam

With Economic Development Comes Greater Government Oppression: Why the EU Must Reconsider Its Free Trade Deal with Vietnam
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On the same day in 2020 that Vietnam chaired its first Security Council meeting in New York, just a few hours earlier and some 8000 miles away near its capital, Hanoi, the Communist Party of Vietnam directly attacked Dong Tam village for refusing to give up its land. The result?

Trinh Hoi
Trinh Hoi
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Facilitator in EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Fails to Disclose Links to Vietnamese Communist Party, Possibly Violating Code of Conduct

Facilitator in EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Fails to Disclose Links to Vietnamese Communist Party, Possibly Violating Code of Conduct
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Member of European Parliament (MEP) Jan Zahradil, who is currently the rapporteur [https://www.eumonitor.eu/9353000/1/j9vvik7m1c3gyxp/vhcmdex0ovsn] (or facilitator) for a free trade agreement (EVFTA) and an investment protection agreement (IPA) between the European Union and Communist Vietnam, has failed to disclose his links to the Vietnamese

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
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