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Formosa Plastics Group: The Corporate Mafia

Formosa Plastics Group: The Corporate Mafia
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The early days of April 2016 marked the beginning of a grave environmental disaster that would result in the deaths of two Vietnamese, long-lasting health issues for others, and the loss of several hundreds of tons of marine life. A waste discharge pipe owned by Formosa Ha Tinh Steel, a

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Environmental Rights
Has Vietnam Already Violated the To-Be-Ratified Free Trade Agreement with the EU?

Has Vietnam Already Violated the To-Be-Ratified Free Trade Agreement with the EU?
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After Hoàng Đức Bình’s 14-year sentence was affirmed by an appellate court in Vietnam on April 24, 2018, one of the state-owned newspapers, Người Lao Động (NLD), published a story about Bình’s case on the same day, explaining the government’s reasons behind his harsh sentence. In one

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Opinion-Section
Two Years Later, Formosa Toxic Pollution Still Sends People to Prison in Vietnam

Two Years Later, Formosa Toxic Pollution Still Sends People to Prison in Vietnam
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April 24, 2018| After an approximate three-hour hearing, the Appellate Court of Nghe An Province, Vietnam, affirmed the 14-year sentence for blogger and human rights defender, Hoàng Đức Bình, in relation to the 2017 protests of Catholic fishermen in the areas affected by the Formosa environmental disaster. Hoàng Đức Bình,

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Human Rights
Timeline: The Formosa Environmental Disaster

Timeline: The Formosa Environmental Disaster
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(Updated on October 6, 2017) The Vietnam marine life disaster, also known as the Formosa disaster or the fish death disaster, was a water pollution crisis breaking out in Vietnam at least from April 6, 2016. Its most obvious demonstration was the massive fish deaths in the seas of four

Doan Trang
Doan Trang
Human Rights