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Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Votes Against The Suspension Of Russia’s Membership In The UN Human Rights Council

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Votes Against The Suspension Of Russia’s Membership In The UN Human Rights Council
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jailed rights activist marks one year in pretrial detention RFA [https://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/nguyen-thuy-hanh-04072022171627.html]: * Nguyen Thuy Hanh, a Vietnamese human rights

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Seeks To Strengthen Cooperation With The United States On Multiple Fronts

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Seeks To Strengthen Cooperation With The United States On Multiple Fronts
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vietnamese billionaire arrested on market manipulation charges * Vietnam’s state media on March 29 reported [https://vnexpress.net/chu-tich-flc-trinh-van-quyet-bi-bat-4444881.html] that the investigation unit of the

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
The Two Halves Of Vietnam’s Vote

The Two Halves Of Vietnam’s Vote
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Half-“for,” half-“against,” and the turning of a blind eye to evil.

Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Opinion-Section
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Abstains From Condemning Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Abstains From Condemning Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine
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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vietnam abstained from United Nations’ resolution condemning Russian aggression * On March 2, as the UN General Assembly approved [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar/02/

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
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
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 [https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=28009&LangID=E] over the arrests and subsequent convictions of human rights defenders and journalists: Do Nam Trung [https://www.frontlinedefenders.

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
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Pham Doan Trang's Trial Postponed While UN Working Group On Arbitrary Detention Called For Her Immediate Release

Pham Doan Trang's Trial Postponed While UN Working Group On Arbitrary Detention Called For Her Immediate Release
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Vietnam arrested Pham Doan Trang on October 7, 2020, and charged her under Article 88 of its 1999 Penal Code for allegedly “making, storing, distributing or disseminating information, documents, and items against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.” Her trial was originally scheduled to take place on November 4, 2021, but

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Human Rights