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jeudi 14 février 2019

Vietnam's clampdown on academic freedom

Under new rule, Vietnam is discrediting critics of the one-party state. Alexandre Sisophon reports from Hanoi on the academics and students resisting this campaign.

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lundi 4 février 2019

From a Vietnam jail cell to Trump’s state-of-the-union address: one wife’s bid to get her husband’s story heard

Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen, from California, was imprisoned in Vietnam in July for ‘actions’ to overthrow the government The spotlight of the state-of-the-union address allows his wife Helen Nguyen to again call attention to her husband’s plight, lobbying for urgent help in hopes of his release

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vendredi 1 février 2019

Vietnam : Hanoi misleads UN on rights record

Vietnam presented a grossly inaccurate picture of its human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on January 22, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today.

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vendredi 25 janvier 2019

Japan must stand with Vietnamese human rights activists

As Vietnam’s largest bilateral donor, Japan is in a unique position to raise human rights issues.

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Vietnam reportedly detains Aust activist

A pro-democracy group says Vietnam has detained Australian democracy activist Chau Van Kham who has not been heard from for two weeks and needs his medicine.

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mercredi 23 janvier 2019

Vietnam jails activist for 14 years for trying to "overthrow" government

Phan Van Binh, 47, was accused by the court of working for a US-based group which opposes the ruling Communist Party in Vietnam.

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jeudi 10 janvier 2019

EU: Postpone vote on Vietnam free trade agreement

The European Parliament and the European Council should postpone the ratification of the proposed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement until the Vietnamese government takes concrete steps to improve its increasingly abusive human rights record, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Facebook allowed users in Vietnam to post anti-government content, state media says

Facebook has violated Vietnam's new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, state media said, days after the controversial legislation took effect in the communist-ruled country.

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lundi 7 janvier 2019

Vietnam’s controversial cybersecurity law spells tough times for activists

The new law took effect on January 1, despite criticisms at home and abroad.

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jeudi 3 janvier 2019

UK minister criticised for failing to condemn Vietnam internet curb

Foreign minister Mark Field backs ‘free press’ but critics say reality is Hanoi has draconian new law on cybersecurity

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mercredi 2 janvier 2019

To the dismay of free speech advocates, Vietnam rolls out controversial cyber law

A new cybersecurity law has gone into effect in Vietnam that puts stringent controls on tech companies operating inside the country and censors what its citizens read online.

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mardi 1 janvier 2019

The singer raising her voice against Vietnam's new cyber law

Do Nguyen Mai Khoi is among activists opposing controversial law government says will protect against cyber threats.

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jeudi 20 décembre 2018

Vietnam: Big Brother Is watching everyone

Draft cyber security decree will seriously undermine rights

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mardi 6 novembre 2018

Persecuted in Hanoi, locked up in Bangkok: the Montagnards, Vietnam’s forgotten Christians

The Montagnards have faced decades of persecution for backing America in the Vietnam war and for practising what Hanoi brands an ‘evil way’ religion.

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dimanche 4 novembre 2018

French PM dodges rights questions in Vietnam

France does not "sweep anything under a rug" when it comes to the issue of human rights in Vietnam, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe insisted on Sunday (Nov 4), after sidestepping questions over the Asian country's dismal record on dissent.

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mercredi 31 octobre 2018

Vietnam cyber law will guard against fake news, terrorism

A Vietnamese cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have warned could undermine development and stifle innovation, will protect the country from increasing cyber threats, the security ministry has said.

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mercredi 24 octobre 2018

Vietnam: why blogger Mother Mushroom went free

During US Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ two-day visit to Vietnam last week, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) quietly released the high-profile dissident blogger known as ‘Mẹ Nấm,’ or Mother Mushroom, on the condition of her exile to the United States.

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dimanche 21 octobre 2018

Vietnam dissident Khoi urges FB to protect freedom of expression

Mai Khoi, a dissident musician dubbed Vietnam’s Lady Gaga, has appealed to Facebook’s directors to safeguard freedom of expression as the government looks to bolster its control of the web.

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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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