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Vietnam’s Chain Of Arrests, Illegal Detentions, And Prosecutions

Vietnam’s Chain Of Arrests, Illegal Detentions, And Prosecutions
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Vietnam welcomes 2022 burdened with the baggage of prior years, with its lauded COVID-19 pandemic measures buckling under the strain of the new Delta and Omicron variants coupled with mounting international pressure from the United Nations and other concerned organizations. The country’s downward decline in 2021, in terms of

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights
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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The Vietnamese Magazine
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U.S. Department Of State Condemns The Conviction And Sentencing Of Pham Doan Trang

U.S. Department Of State Condemns The Conviction And Sentencing Of Pham Doan Trang
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DECEMBER 14, 2021- The U.S Department of State (DOS) released a press statement condemning the conviction of Vietnamese author and journalist, Pham Doan Trang. This statement comes after the conclusion of her trial in which the Vietnamese court found her guilty under Article 117 of the Penal Code for

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Human Rights
Would Ho Chi Minh Oppose Pham Doan Trang’s Arrest And Trial?

Would Ho Chi Minh Oppose Pham Doan Trang’s Arrest And Trial?
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Vietnamese writers and journalists, like Pham Doan Trang, have always been portrayed by the Vietnamese state as being “phản động” (reactionary) and are accused of aiming to disrupt the government. There is also an implication that advocating for freedom of speech and democracy is inherently at odds with the Vietnamese

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
Opinion-Section
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Ranked Among Top Five Countries With The Most Jailed Journalists; Vietnamese Civic Space Remains “Closed”

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Ranked Among Top Five Countries With The Most Jailed Journalists; Vietnamese Civic Space Remains “Closed”
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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. Vietnam remains in top five countries with the most jailed journalists: CPJ Vietnam remains in the top five countries with the most jailed journalists, according to a

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The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
The Official’s Gold-Flecked Steak And The Underlying Problems Of Vietnam

The Official’s Gold-Flecked Steak And The Underlying Problems Of Vietnam
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Vietnamese social media was flooded last weekend with images and footage of Minister of Public Security, To Lam and his delegates enjoying a luxurious dinner at an upscale restaurant in London. The video, showing General Lam being hand-fed a gold-leaf steak by the Turkish celebrity chef Nusret Gokce, popularly known

Jason Nguyen
Opinion-Section
The Vietnamese Magazine Calls On Readers To Send Letters To Imprisoned Journalist Pham Doan Trang

The Vietnamese Magazine Calls On Readers To Send Letters To Imprisoned Journalist Pham Doan Trang
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November 4, 2021 - The Vietnamese Magazine, Luat Khoa Magazine, and The 88 Project today jointly call on members of the public to send letters to Pham Doan Trang who is being detained in Hanoi. In her letter to her friends before her arrest in October 2020, Doan Trang wanted

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The Vietnamese Magazine
Press Release
UN Human Rights Experts Call For The Immediate Release Of Writer And Human Rights Defender Pham Doan Trang

UN Human Rights Experts Call For The Immediate Release Of Writer And Human Rights Defender Pham Doan Trang
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On October 29, 2021, several UN human rights experts called on the Vietnamese government to immediately and unconditionally release detained writer and human rights defender Pham Doan Trang. Doan Trang, who is currently imprisoned in Hanoi Temporary Detention Centre No. 1, was arrested in Ho Chi Minh City on October

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights