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Pham Doan Trang Named As One In Three 2022 Martin Ennals Laureates

Pham Doan Trang Named As One In Three 2022 Martin Ennals Laureates
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January 19, 2022: Pham Doan Trang has been named as one of the three laureates of the 2022 Martin Ennals Award today in Geneva, Switzerland. This year, the Martin Ennals Award recognized three laureates, Pham Doan Trang, Dr. Daouda Diallo (Burkina Faso), and Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja (Bahrain), celebrating three galvanizers of

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Mai Phan Loi: Former Vietnamese Journalist Jailed For 4 Years

Mai Phan Loi: Former Vietnamese Journalist Jailed For 4 Years
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On January 11, 2022, the Hanoi People’s Court held a trial for Mai Phan Loi, a former journalist and founder of a nonprofit organization, over “tax evasion” charges. The court sentenced the former journalist to a total of 48 months in jail on the same day. He was also

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The 117 Petition: Individuals And Civil Organizations Call For The Abolition Of Vietnam’s Controversial Laws

The 117 Petition: Individuals And Civil Organizations Call For The Abolition Of Vietnam’s Controversial Laws
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On January 1, 2022, a group of 86 individuals and civil society organizations in Vietnam and overseas introduced a petition to call for the abolition and/or amendment of three controversial articles in Vietnam’s 2015 Penal Code. The 117 Petition, named after Article 117 in the country’s penal

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Le Trong Hung: Another Journalist On Trial In Vietnam Today

Le Trong Hung: Another Journalist On Trial In Vietnam Today
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UPDATE: At 12:45 p.m. on December 31, 2021, Vietnam sentenced Le Trong Hung to five years in prison plus five years on probation. His wife, Do Le Na, was not granted access to the courthouse. December 31, 2021 - Vietnam is trying Le Trong Hung, a citizen journalist,

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2021: Vietnam Statistics & Data

2021: Vietnam Statistics & Data
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The Vietnamese Magazine introduces some of this year's data and statistics for Vietnam, demonstrating what we think to be our top social issues of this past year. It is our last article of 2021, a year that may not be so great for independent journalism in the country. Nonetheless, we

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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 over the arrests and subsequent convictions of human rights defenders and journalists: Do Nam Trung, Trinh Ba Phuong, Nguyen Thi Tam and Pham Doan Trang. The four of them were charged

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LIV Joins 27 Other NGOs In Issuing A Joint Statement Demanding The Immediate Release Of Pham Doan Trang

LIV Joins 27 Other NGOs In Issuing A Joint Statement Demanding The Immediate Release Of Pham Doan Trang
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OCT 26 2021– Legal Initiatives for Vietnam (LIV), alongside 27 other non-governmental organizations (NGOs) released a joint statement calling for the immediate release of independent journalist and human rights advocate, Pham Doan Trang. Trang, one of the “best-known independent writers in Vietnamese civil society” who is also “recognized internationally for

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The 88 Project And 12 Other Human Rights Organizations Release An Open Letter To U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris Ahead of Her Visit to Vietnam

The 88 Project And 12 Other Human Rights Organizations Release An Open Letter To U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris Ahead of Her Visit to Vietnam
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The 88 Project commenced and was joined by 12 other human rights organizations to sign and publish an open letter, addressed to current U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, ahead of her planned mission to Singapore and Vietnam. The intentions of her visit, as previously reported by Nikkei Asia, are

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