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Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Bleak Human Rights Situation At The Beginning Of 2022

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam’s Bleak Human Rights Situation At The Beginning Of 2022
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Former Vietnamese journalist jailed for 4 years under “tax evasion” charges * On January 11, 2022, the Hanoi People’s Court convicted [https://www.thevietnamese.org/2022/

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
On International Human Rights Day, Dissident Dao Quang Thuc Dies; Vietnam to Bury Body Behind Bars

On International Human Rights Day, Dissident Dao Quang Thuc Dies; Vietnam to Bury Body Behind Bars
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Retired elementary school teacher Dao Quang Thuc passed away December 10 while serving time at Prison Camp #6, his son recently confirmed [https://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/refuse-12102019152638.html] with Radio Free Asia. He was 58. Prison authorities in the north-central province of Nghe An claim Thuc suffered

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
News
Wrongful Death Penalty Cases And The Families That The Inmates Left Behind

Wrongful Death Penalty Cases And The Families That The Inmates Left Behind
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Mrs. Loan began to cry softly as she spoke to me one afternoon in late March, when I called to ask if there were any updates on her son Ho Duy Hai [/2017/12/wrongfully-convictedo-duy-hai-languishes-on-death-row/], who is sitting on death row in Long An province on a wrongful conviction. “He

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Death Penalty
Sick And Injured Inmates In Vietnam Face Inadequate Medical Treatment, Torture

Sick And Injured Inmates In Vietnam Face Inadequate Medical Treatment, Torture
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An inmate who was diagnosed with a brain hemorrhage in January 2019 told his family that he did not get proper treatment and was sent back to prison after about a month in the hospital. 34-year-old Ha Van Truong is currently serving a nine-year-sentence for manslaughter in the case resulting

thereporter
thereporter
Human Rights
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

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Human Rights