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With Economic Development Comes Greater Government Oppression: Why the EU Must Reconsider Its Free Trade Deal with Vietnam

With Economic Development Comes Greater Government Oppression: Why the EU Must Reconsider Its Free Trade Deal with Vietnam
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On the same day in 2020 that Vietnam chaired its first Security Council meeting in New York, just a few hours earlier and some 8000 miles away near its capital, Hanoi, the Communist Party of Vietnam directly attacked Dong Tam village for refusing to give up its land. The result?

Trinh Hoi
Trinh Hoi
Opinion-Section
Long-simmering Land Dispute in Hanoi Suburb Explodes in Violence, Killing 4

Long-simmering Land Dispute in Hanoi Suburb Explodes in Violence, Killing 4
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Amid sounds of explosions, screams, and gunfire, the villagers of Dong Tam, a rural commune 35 km southwest of Hanoi, clashed with Vietnamese police in the early morning hours of January 9, killing three police and one civilian, state-controlled media reported this afternoon. According to the BBC, at 4 AM,

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Land Rights
Land Dispute in Hanoi Prompted Police Officers To Protest, Is That Illegal?

Land Dispute in Hanoi Prompted Police Officers To Protest, Is That Illegal?
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On the morning of  November 12, 2019, a protest over a land dispute broke out in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi. However, unlike in other recent protests, the protesters were not beaten up and arrested by the local authorities. This is probably because the people protesting were police officers of

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Land Rights