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Vietnam Continues To Violate People’s Rights After Human Rights Dialogue With EU

Vietnam Continues To Violate People’s Rights After Human Rights Dialogue With EU
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Less than a day after the Human Rights Dialogue between the European Union and Vietnam on March 4, 2019, was conducted, the Vietnamese police continue to commit blatant violations of the people’s rights. Two hours ago, the police came and arrested one of the active members of a group

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State-Owned Media Features Police Brutality With Neutral Headline, Sparks Debate

State-Owned Media Features Police Brutality With Neutral Headline, Sparks Debate
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Yesterday evening, January 29, 2019, Facebookers in Vietnam were circulating a video clip showing a gentleman lying on the ground while another, older man in police uniform was stomping on him, hitting him on the face, head and chest area. By the afternoon of January 30, 30219, the story got

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Vietnamese Police Faced New Brutality Allegations Amid State’s Obligations To Follow Up UN’s Recommendations Against Torture

Vietnamese Police Faced New Brutality Allegations Amid State’s Obligations To Follow Up UN’s Recommendations Against Torture
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Today, January 28, 2019, a driver in Hanoi who was supportive of the movement to fight against illegal BOT [/2019/01/protest-against-bot-how-vietnamese-drivers-fight-back/] (Build-Operate-Transfer) toll booths in Vietnam, Ha Van Nam, was kidnapped by allegedly plainclothes police. Nam alleged that he was brutally assaulted [https://www.facebook.com/hdanh81/posts/394519277967739]

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Black Sundays Report: Vietnamese People’s Response To Police Brutality During June 2018 Protests

Black Sundays Report: Vietnamese People’s Response To Police Brutality During June 2018 Protests
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Civilians, victims of police brutality and arbitrary detention, academics, activists, researchers, and a lot more people from all walks of life inside and outside of Vietnam got together and produced a report on the two “Black Sundays” of June 10 and June 17, 2018. It is the Vietnamese people’s

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Saigon Is Under De-facto Martial Law

Saigon Is Under De-facto Martial Law
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June 17, 2018| Hundreds of people were stopped, detained, searched, and later taken to a temporary holding center set up in the heart of Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh City) for apparently no reasons. The government, this time, did not even announce that there were any “illegal” public gatherings as

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Joining UN Convention Against Torture Does Not Seem to Stop Police Brutality from Tormenting Vietnam

Joining UN Convention Against Torture Does Not Seem to Stop Police Brutality from Tormenting Vietnam
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Vietnam soon faces [http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/TreatyBodyExternal/Countries.aspx] the UN’s review compliance on the implementation of the 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT), which it became [http://vietnamembassy-usa.org/news/2013/11/vietnam-joins-un-convention-against-torture-and-other-cruel-inhuman-or-degrading] the 81st signatory

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