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vendredi 19 octobre 2018

Mother Mushroom: Vietnam dissident and blogger arrives in US

Activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh pledges to continue fight for human rights

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jeudi 18 octobre 2018

Vietnam frees political activist known as 'Mother Mushroom' but forces her into exile in U.S.

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States.

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vendredi 12 octobre 2018

How Donald Trump’s withdrawal from landmark trade deal became a setback for democracy in Vietnam

Obama had billed the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a chance for the US to write the rules of trade in the world’s fastest-growing region – while also curtailing China’s influence

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jeudi 11 octobre 2018

Vietnam's crackdown on dissidents isn't new

It is the same old routine of human-rights violations.

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Vietnam to enforce tough new cybersecurity law that would require Google, Facebook to store personal data locally, stifling online dissent

Vietnam has been increasingly aggressive in prosecuting dissidents for anti-government Facebook posts, and activists have called on the company to do more to resist the government’s censorship

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dimanche 7 octobre 2018

Vietnam jails 5 activists over attempted subversion

A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City sentenced five activists to up to 15 years in prison on Friday after finding them guilty of running a political group that worked to overthrow the country's one-party Communist rule.

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jeudi 4 octobre 2018

A muffled cry for freedom in Vietnam

Ruling Communist Party has clamped down hard on budding pro-democracy groups, repression rights groups say is turning the country into a giant prison

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dimanche 30 septembre 2018

Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 39th session

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung stressed the need for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to continue fostering constructive cooperation and dialogue when attending the UNHRC’s 39th session which closed in Geneva on September 28.

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mardi 25 septembre 2018

Jail for Vietnam activist anti-govt posts

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government and called for anti-government protests.

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mercredi 19 septembre 2018

Vietnam jails retired teacher for 14 years for 'attempted subversion'

Case latest in series of examples of Hanoi cracking down on dissent

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mardi 18 septembre 2018

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam has asked Facebook (FB.O) to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cyber security law.

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Vietnam’s rights violations put trade deal with EU at risk

The European Union (EU)’s efforts to finalize a free trade deal with Vietnam are at risk because of Vietnam’s poor human rights record.

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jeudi 23 août 2018

Vietnam : activists beaten in concert raid

Vietnamese government officers and men in civilian clothes raided a concert in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15, 2018, and severely beat the performer and two prominent activists in the audience, Human Rights Watch said today.

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mardi 21 août 2018

US citizens in Vietnam insurrection trial

A court in Ho Chi Minh City has opened a trial against 12 activists, including two US citizens, on charges of attempting to overthrow the government, state media reports.

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samedi 18 août 2018

US criticizes Vietnam for jailing peaceful activists

The United States said it was deeply concerned over Vietnam's conviction and sentencing of an activist this week, calling the trend of increased arrests and harsh sentences of government critics "troubling."

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jeudi 16 août 2018

Viet Nam : Authorities must investigate alleged torture and ill-treatment of concert-goers by police

Viet Nam’s authorities must immediately investigate allegations that a group of activists were attacked and severely beaten by police officers while attending a private performance of pre-Communist era songs in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday, said Amnesty International.

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Vietnam sentences activist to 20 years prison amid dissent crackdown

A court in northern Vietnam on Thursday sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison after he was convicted in a one-day trial of attempting to overthrow the state, his lawyer said.

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dimanche 5 août 2018

US citizen detained in Vietnam may be there several months pending investigation, family says

A 54-year old American missing in Vietnam for nearly a month is being held by Vietnamese authorities, his family and a congresswoman announced Thursday.

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mardi 31 juillet 2018

Vietnam jails 15 more over economic zone protests

A court in Vietnam has handed out prison sentences to 15 protesters arrested during mass demonstrations last month against proposed special economic zones in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday.

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mercredi 25 juillet 2018

Vietnam jails 10 more for protests over economic zones

A court in Vietnam on Monday jailed 10 people for terms ranging from two to 3-1/2 years after they were arrested in last month’s nationwide protests against new economic zones, state media said.

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Facebook and Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law

As any good activist knows, “fake news” is not only in the eye of the beholder, but also the eye of the enforcer.

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lundi 23 juillet 2018

Vietnam : clean up abysmal rights record

Past UN member recommendations ignored

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vendredi 20 juillet 2018

Vietnam says controversial cybersecurity law aims to protect online rights

Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law is designed to protect online rights and create a “safe and healthy cyberspace,” the foreign ministry said on Thursday, although critics have warned it gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crack down on dissent.

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Vietnam to deport american after public disorder conviction

U.S. citizen William Nguyen will be deported after being convicted in Vietnam of causing public disorder during protests in Ho Chi Minh City.

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jeudi 19 juillet 2018

American protester faces trial in Vietnam for 'disturbing public order'

An American citizen is set to stand trial on charges of “disturbing public order” in Vietnam on Friday.

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mardi 17 juillet 2018

U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent.

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Farmer's death sentence sparks public outcry in Vietnam

Lawyer says president must grant amnesty or expect more unrest as man acted in self-defense amid illegal, violent land grab

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lundi 16 juillet 2018

American detained in Vietnam to face trial next week

An American detained in Vietnam last month is set to go on trial next Friday, days after U.S. Secretary of State raised the case with local officials during a Hanoi visit.

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jeudi 12 juillet 2018

Vietnam jails 6 of dozens arrested for economic law protests

A court in south central Vietnam sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison Thursday after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones.

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mardi 10 juillet 2018

Independent journalist detained on anti-state charges in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities should immediately release and stop harassing journalist Le Anh Hung, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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