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On International Human Rights Day, Dissident Dao Quang Thuc Dies; Vietnam to Bury Body Behind Bars

On International Human Rights Day, Dissident Dao Quang Thuc Dies; Vietnam to Bury Body Behind Bars
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Retired elementary school teacher Dao Quang Thuc passed away December 10 while serving time at Prison Camp #6, his son recently confirmed with Radio Free Asia. He was 58. Prison authorities in the north-central province of Nghe An claim Thuc suffered a stroke and died from a combination of brain

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
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Two Human Rights Groups Issue Joint Statement Against Harassment of Independent Publishing House

Two Human Rights Groups Issue Joint Statement Against Harassment of Independent Publishing House
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Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have condemned the Vietnamese government for their escalating harassment of an independent publishing house. Liberal Publishing House, established February 14th, 2019, seeks “to promote human rights and freedom of information in Vietnam by printing and publishing books without censorship from the Vietnamese government”, in

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
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