Freedom of Expression

The Alarming State Of Freedom In Vietnam And Worldwide

The Alarming State Of Freedom In Vietnam And Worldwide
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Nguyen Hoai Nam and Phan Bui Bao Thy, two Vietnamese state media journalists, were convicted last April for exposing corruption in the government. Nam was sentenced to three years and six months in prison under Article 331 of the penal code for reporting on how authorities mishandled a corruption case

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Freedom of Expression
Four Reasons Why Vietnam Is A Hotbed Of Misinformation

Four Reasons Why Vietnam Is A Hotbed Of Misinformation
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The State plays a key role.

Lee Nguyen
Freedom of Expression
Article 331 Of The Vietnam Penal Code Is Completely Redundant

Article 331 Of The Vietnam Penal Code Is Completely Redundant
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Yet, it is essential to protect the exclusive power of the Vietnamese Communist government.

Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Politics
Vietnam Sentences Former Independent Journalist To 5 Years In Jail

Vietnam Sentences Former Independent Journalist To 5 Years In Jail
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On March 23, the Hanoi People’s Court held a trial of independent Vietnamese journalist Le Van Dung, who was prosecuted for “distributing anti-state materials” under Article 88 of Vietnam’s former 1999 Penal Code. The court sentenced him to five years in prison and five years of probation in

thereporter
thereporter
News
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnamese Activists Receive Speech Freedom Awards; Vietnam Steps Up Crackdown On NGOs

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnamese Activists Receive Speech Freedom Awards; Vietnam Steps Up Crackdown On NGOs
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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. Pham Doan Trang was awarded the 2022 Canada-United Kingdom Media Freedom Award On February 10, Vietnamese human rights defender and journalist Pham Doan Trang was awarded the

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
CIVICUS 2022 Update: Vietnam’s Latest Attacks On Freedom Of Expression And Association

CIVICUS 2022 Update: Vietnam’s Latest Attacks On Freedom Of Expression And Association
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On Jan 21, 2022, CIVICUS, a global alliance of organizations and activists that work to strengthen citizen action and civil society, released an update regarding the current state of Freedom of Association and Freedom of Expression in Vietnam. Regrettably, nothing has changed since the release of their 2021 year-end report,

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights
Vietnam: Appellate Court Upholds Convictions of Bao Sach’s Journalists

Vietnam: Appellate Court Upholds Convictions of Bao Sach’s Journalists
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On January 26, 2022, the Appellate Court of Can Tho City conducted an appeal hearing in the case of five journalists belonging to Bao Sach (Clean Newspaper), state media reported. Truong Chau Huu Danh, Doan Kien Giang, Nguyen Phuoc Trung Bao, Nguyen Thanh Nha, and Le The Thang appealed their

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
News
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