September 25, 2017
Trinh Xuan Thanh: Corrupt Tycoon or Liberal Reformist?
By Bennett Murray
As Germany increases pressure over the alleged kidnapping of Thanh, his plight has raised little sympathy back home.
July 12, 2016
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
By John Coughlan
So much more needs to be done if ending torture in Vietnam is ever likely to become a reality.
May 26, 2016
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss two recent bilateral summits of note in the Asia-Pacific.
April 13, 2016
Will Vietnam Legalize Prostitution?
By Dien Luong
Vietnam debates the issue — unthinkable a decade ago in a country dominated by Confucianism.
July 13, 2015
8 Developments in US-Vietnam Relations Show Emerging Partnership
By Carl Thayer
US-Vietnam relations are neither an alliance nor a strategic partnership yet.
June 24, 2015
It's Time for the Obama Administration to Get Tough on Human Rights in Vietnam
By John Sifton
Nguyen Dang Minh Man's story reminds us that Vietnam's record on human rights remains deeply troubling.
December 27, 2014
How International Human Rights Day Is Celebrated in Vietnam
By Brad Adams
The government of Vietnam appears to have adopted an alarming new tactic against human rights activists.
October 09, 2014
Fixing the United States' Human Rights Misstep With Vietnam
By John Sifton
By selling weapons to Vietnam, the United States is selling out activists.
August 29, 2014
Vietnamese Activists Get Three Years in Prison for ‘Obstructing Traffic’
By Mong Palatino
The country comes in for international criticism after cracking down on activists and their supporters.
March 31, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Safeguard Human Rights
By Jared Genser
Any agreement on the TPP should make human rights a priority.