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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

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
News
Under Watchful Eyes: How Vietnam Prevents Human Rights Defenders From Connecting With The United Nations

Under Watchful Eyes: How Vietnam Prevents Human Rights Defenders From Connecting With The United Nations
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The duties of the United Nations are vast, varied, and diverse. These can range anywhere from providing relief and medical aid, to deploying peacekeeping forces in areas of conflict, and serving as a venue for arbitration to resolve existing tension between countries in conflict. Added to these, one more responsibility

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights
Vietnam Briefing: Bao Sach Appeal; Vietnamese Vendor Summoned Over Salt Bae Parody; Vietnam Mourns Victims Of COVID-19

Vietnam Briefing: Bao Sach Appeal; Vietnamese Vendor Summoned Over Salt Bae Parody; Vietnam Mourns Victims Of COVID-19
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Bao Sach (Clean Newspaper) members filed an appeal to lower their court sentences * On November 17, Vietnam’s state media reported that the Can Tho Court had received an appeal from Bao Sach members against the court’s decisions on October 28. In their formal request, the Bao Sach members

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
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 [https://the88project.org/letter-to-us-vice-president-harris/], 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

thereporter
thereporter
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When Calls To Free Pham Doan Trang Are Not Enough

When Calls To Free Pham Doan Trang Are Not Enough
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This op-ed article was written in Vietnamese by Trinh Huu Long and was previously published [https://www.luatkhoa.org/2020/10/khi-tu-do-cho-doan-trang-la-khong-du/] in the Luat Khoa Magazine on October 10, 2020. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Every time an activist is arrested, several campaigns for his or her release emerge in response to the

Karie Nguyen
Karie Nguyen
Human Rights
The Women Of Possibilities

The Women Of Possibilities
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This article was published [https://www.luatkhoa.org/2019/03/nhung-nguoi-phu-nu-cua-nhung-dieu-co-the/] in Vietnamese by Luat Khoa Magazine on March 8, 2019. The translation was done by Will Nguyen. More than two years after the Vietnamese article was published, all three women in this article have been arrested and charged with

Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Human Rights
Who Is Pham Doan Trang?

Who Is Pham Doan Trang?
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“I believe my life is firmly tied to the nation’s.” For at least the past 12 years, Pham Doan Trang has been one of the most prominent names in Vietnamese politics, and her arrest on October 6, 2020, has her staring down 20 years in prison. So, who is

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Prisoners of Conscience
Political Prisoner Ngo Hao Suffered Minor Stroke In Prison, Health Deteriorated

Political Prisoner Ngo Hao Suffered Minor Stroke In Prison, Health Deteriorated
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On January 30, 2018, The Vietnamese received information that political prisoner Ngo Hao had suffered a minor stroke in prison. According to his wife, the prison’s center in An Diem, Quang Nam Province did not inform his family directly. The family learned about his conditions on social media when

thereporter
thereporter
Prisoners of Conscience