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The 88 Project Report: Vietnam Stepped Up Arrests In 2021

The 88 Project Report: Vietnam Stepped Up Arrests In 2021
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The year 2021 passed [1] in Vietnam with strict monitoring, harsh suppression, and an increasing crackdown on political dissidents, civil society actors, and internet freedom.

Jason Nguyen
Human Rights
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Releases Political Dissident Ahead Of Prime Minister’s Visit To The United States

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Releases Political Dissident Ahead Of Prime Minister’s Visit To The United States
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Family of Vietnamese land rights activists petitions the international community for the release of their detained members * In a petition [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Press Freedom Restrictions Highlighted In RSF’s Latest Report

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Press Freedom Restrictions Highlighted In RSF’s Latest Report
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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 ranks 174th in Reporters Without Borders’ 2022 press freedom index * On May 3, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released [https://rsf.org/en/index] its annual

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Seeks EU’s Support In Strengthening National Cybersecurity Apparatus

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Seeks EU’s Support In Strengthening National Cybersecurity Apparatus
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Day to remember: On April 30, 1975, the South Vietnamese government surrendered [https://www.britannica.com/event/Vietnam-War/The-fall-of-South-Vietnam] unconditionally as North Vietnam Army’s tanks

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
Shackled By The State: Vietnam’s Restrictions On The Freedom Of Movement

Shackled By The State: Vietnam’s Restrictions On The Freedom Of Movement
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In their ongoing battle against oppression, dissidents in Vietnam have to constantly contend with harassment and abuse from Vietnamese state forces. Several of their human rights, such as freedom of expression and freedom of association, are undermined and invalidated by the Vietnamese government. As a result of their struggle, government

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights
Vietnam: Appellate Court Upholds Activist Do Nam Trung’s Conviction

Vietnam: Appellate Court Upholds Activist Do Nam Trung’s Conviction
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On March 24, the local Nam Dinh Provincial People’s Court held an appeal hearing for Vietnamese activist Do Nam Trung, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison and four years of probation on charges of “distributing anti-state propaganda” last December under Article 117 of Vietnam’s 2015 Penal

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
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Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Abstains From Condemning Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Abstains From Condemning Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine
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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 abstained from United Nations’ resolution condemning Russian aggression * On March 2, as the UN General Assembly approved [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar/02/

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
UN Experts Condemn The Conviction Of Vietnamese Human Rights Defenders

UN Experts Condemn The Conviction Of Vietnamese Human Rights Defenders
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December 23, 2021- UN Special Rapporteurs Ms. Irene Khan, Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, and Ms Mary Lawlor expressed concerns [https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=28009&LangID=E] over the arrests and subsequent convictions of human rights defenders and journalists: Do Nam Trung [https://www.frontlinedefenders.

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
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