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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, 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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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 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 government’s persecution of human rights. This method

Karie Nguyen
Karie Nguyen
Human Rights
The Women Of Possibilities

The Women Of Possibilities
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This article was published 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 national security laws in Vietnam. We do

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

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Prisoners of Conscience
Tran Thi Nga – The Story of A Grassroots Human Rights Defender in Vietnam

Tran Thi Nga – The Story of A Grassroots Human Rights Defender in Vietnam
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She came from a poor family in rural areas of North of Vietnam, married young at nineteen years old and soon had children of her own.Growing up, she did not have good opportunities for schooling.As a young girl, her mother passed away when she was ten, and her

Doan Trang
Doan Trang
Prisoners of Conscience