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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
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The Real Casualty of the Loc Hung Garden Incident: the People’s Trust

The Real Casualty of the Loc Hung Garden Incident: the People’s Trust
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When the officials of Tan Binh District in Ho Chi Minh City gathered over one thousand police officers and other forces to bulldoze some 200 houses at Loc Hung Garden, they destroyed not only the shelters of a few hundred people but something even more important. What also crumbled and

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Loc Hung Garden Incident: Government’s Forced Eviction Is Without Legal Merits

Loc Hung Garden Incident: Government’s Forced Eviction Is Without Legal Merits
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January 8, 2019| The forced eviction in the area known as Loc Hung vegetable garden in Ho Chi Minh City continued at daybreak today. At about 5:50 A.M., Facebookers in Vietnam reported that hundreds of police and plainclothes security police had resumed their demolishment at Loc Hung. By

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Land-Grabbing In Vietnam Gets Serious In Urban Areas

Land-Grabbing In Vietnam Gets Serious In Urban Areas
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January 4, 2018| In the early hours of the day, various police forces and their accompanying civil security (dân phòng) surrounded an area in Ward 6, District Tan Binh, Ho Chi Minh City known as Loc Hung vegetable garden with bulldozers, firetrucks, and paramedics to forcefully evicted about one hundred

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