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Tensions Mount in Aftermath of Attack on Dong Tam Village

Tensions Mount in Aftermath of Attack on Dong Tam Village
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As details and testimonies slowly emerge from Dong Tam after a surprise government raid early the morning of January 9, tensions between officials and civil society activists continue to mount as the two groups fight to clarify events that led to the deaths of 84-year-old village leader Le Dinh Kinh

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Land Rights
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