Bangkok - A new decree aimed at regulating Internet-related information and services in Vietnam represents a significant new danger to online journalists and bloggers, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The decree was signed into law on July 15 and will be implemented on September 1, according to news reports.
mardi 23 juillet 2013
mercredi 17 juillet 2013
It's a dangerous business being a journalist in Vietnam, to be sure
mercredi 27 février 2013
A Vietnamese journalist said Wednesday he had been fired from his state-run newspaper after criticising the head of the ruling Communist Party in a personal blog.
samedi 2 février 2013
Bangkok - In a widening crackdown on online expression, Vietnamese security officials have arrested critical independent blogger Le Anh Hung and are holding him against his will in a psychiatric institution, news reports said.
vendredi 28 décembre 2012
HANOI - A Vietnamese court Thursday upheld a four-year jail sentence for an anti-corruption journalist, rejecting an appeal against his conviction for bribing police during an undercover investigation.
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
It’s now not the time to discuss whether to charge fees for online news or not, because the answer is obvious: newswires will have to collect fees, if they want to exist and develop.
vendredi 26 octobre 2012
The Government has issued Decree No. 88/2012/ND-CP regulating press and information activities of foreign journalists, offices and organizations in Vietnam.
mercredi 19 septembre 2012
Vietnamese officials are stepping up repression of old and new media even as they promote an image of an open, globalized economy. Intense surveillance and imprisonment of critical journalists, coupled with increasingly restrictive laws, are choking the flow of information.
jeudi 13 septembre 2012
Vietnam's prime minister has hit out at three blogs critical of the government, ordering that those behind them be seriously punished.
vendredi 7 septembre 2012
HANOI — A Vietnamese journalist who bribed a police officer as part of an undercover investigation into corruption was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday, while the officer who accepted the money got a five-year sentence, state-controlled media reported.
mercredi 29 août 2012
HANOI — It’s been a cruel year for the fabled crew of reporters that covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press.
lundi 6 février 2012
HANOI - Vietnam has extended its condolences for late Associated Press correspondent George Esper, who covered both war and peace in the country he came to love.
samedi 21 janvier 2012
The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release from prison of French-Vietnamese blogger Pham Minh Hoang and calls on Vietnam's Communist Party-led government to remove the continuing restrictions on him and free the nine other journalists still behind bars.
mardi 3 janvier 2012
Hanoi - Vietnam police arrested a journalist on charges of giving bribes after he exposed police corruption, reports said Tuesday.
mardi 25 octobre 2011
Nguyen Thu Tram and Nguyen Ngoc Quang threatened with imprisonment after collaborating with the Guardian on a story about harassment of pro-democracy activists
lundi 3 octobre 2011
New York - The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the recent crackdown on freedom of expression in Vietnam and calls on the government to immediately and unconditionally release all of the journalists detained in the country.
mardi 12 juillet 2011
Bangkok - Authorities must stop harassing journalists reporting on public demonstrations in Vietnam, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On Sunday, police detained and interrogated three reporters who were covering anti-China protests in Hanoi where around a dozen demonstrators were arrested.
jeudi 24 février 2011
New York - The Vietnamese government's new media decree, which fines journalists for vague infractions and requires them to publish sources, is a further blow to freedom of expression in Vietnam, Human Rights Watch said today.
lundi 21 février 2011
Hanoi - Police in Vietnam have arrested the wife of a local journalist after she confessed to burning him to death.
samedi 12 février 2011
The grisly murder last month of 50-year-old investigative reporter Le Hoang Hung has prompted reflection on the relation between the print media and state power in Vietnam.
jeudi 3 février 2011
Le Hoang Hung, 51 ans, journaliste d’investigation pour le journal Nguoi Lao Dong (Travailleurs), est décédé le 29 janvier 2011 des suites de ses blessures, dix jours après avoir été sauvagement agressé par le feu.
A Vietnamese journalist who was set on fire as he slept has died of his injuries.
dimanche 23 janvier 2011
A Vietnamese journalist says one of her colleagues has suffered severe burns after an intruder broke into his house, doused him with chemicals and set him on fire while he was sleeping.
samedi 15 janvier 2011
HANOI — Vietnam will tighten state control of bloggers and other media with new regulations that enhance its already extensive powers to limit press freedoms, according to a watchdog.
vendredi 15 octobre 2010
A Vietnamese journalist was arrested Thursday for allegedly threatening to write negative stories about a cement company unless he was paid off, state-controlled media said.
samedi 1 mai 2010
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Some walked with canes, others with limps. Their hair stained with streaks of silver, their faces mapped by years of pressure and deadlines.
vendredi 22 janvier 2010
The prime minister of Vietnam, a country whose media ranks as one of the world's least free, has compared journalists to soldiers who must serve the nation, a report said Wednesday.
mercredi 11 novembre 2009
Hanoi - Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested a man who posed as a journalist to blackmail a customs officer, a police official said Wednesday.
lundi 19 octobre 2009
A prominent state-linked Vietnamese newspaper on Friday made a rare direct attack against a draft decree which, the paper reported, would tighten restrictions on journalists.
mercredi 16 septembre 2009
HANOI — A woman who was jailed after writing a blog critical of the Vietnamese government said Monday that she agreed to stop blogging as a condition of her release.
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