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Vietnam human rights

Vietnam Arrests Second Labor Activist In a Month, Rights Group Claims

Vietnam Arrests Second Labor Activist In a Month, Rights Group Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
Vu Minh Tien, a prominent member of the state-controlled confederation of trade unions, was working to bring Vietnamese labor law into line with international standards.

Vietnam Designates Two Overseas Groups as ‘Terrorist’ Organizations

Vietnam Designates Two Overseas Groups as ‘Terrorist’ Organizations

By Sebastian Strangio
The two organizations advocate for the political and cultural rights of the Montagnard peoples of the Central Highlands, a highly sensitive issue for Hanoi.
Communist Party Directive Takes Aim At ‘Hostile Forces’ in Vietnam

Communist Party Directive Takes Aim At ‘Hostile Forces’ in Vietnam

By Sebastian Strangio
Directive 24 calls on the Party to counter the influence of "hostile and reactionary forces" taking advantage of the country's increased openness to the outside world.

Criminal Justice Campaigns in Vietnam: From Legal Mobilization to Dissenting Collectivism?

Criminal Justice Campaigns in Vietnam: From Legal Mobilization to Dissenting Collectivism?

By Do Hai Ha
In recent years, campaigns to save prisoners on death row have become more audacious in criticizing the country's authoritarian party-state.

Vietnam Dissidents to Relocate to US Under Biden Administration Deal, Report Says

Vietnam Dissidents to Relocate to US Under Biden Administration Deal, Report Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The reported expatriations shed some light on the compromises that preceded the landmark upgrade in the diplomatic partnership between Hanoi and Washington.

A New Era Is Dawning in US-Vietnam Relations

A New Era Is Dawning in US-Vietnam Relations

By Jonathan D. London
The coming upgrade of the bilateral relationship between Washington and Hanoi is a milestone for the region – and the world.

President Biden Should Not Overlook Vietnam’s Rights Crisis

President Biden Should Not Overlook Vietnam’s Rights Crisis

By Carolyn Nash
Progress on shared objectives like climate mitigation will be impossible without measures to address the human rights failures of both Vietnam and the U.S.
Vietnam’s Time to Choose

Vietnam’s Time to Choose

By Duy Hoang
Hanoi's impending upgrade in relations with Washington is the right move. It needs to follow up by ensuring basic freedoms for its people.

Vietnam Arrests More Than 50 Over Central Highlands Attacks

Vietnam Arrests More Than 50 Over Central Highlands Attacks

By Sebastian Strangio
The motivation for the coordinated attacks on two commune offices in Dak Lak province remains unclear.

Vietnam Noodle Vendor Jailed For Mocking Security Minister

Vietnam Noodle Vendor Jailed For Mocking Security Minister

By Sebastian Strangio
Bui Tuan Lam was arrested last September after creating a video parodying the public security minister's consumption of a gold-encrusted steak.

Vietnamese Government Protests Release of Australian Commemorative Coin

Vietnamese Government Protests Release of Australian Commemorative Coin

By Sebastian Strangio
The coin, issued by the Royal Australian Mint last month, shows the flag of the now-defunct South Vietnamese government.
Vietnamese Blogger Reportedly Kidnapped in Bangkok

Vietnamese Blogger Reportedly Kidnapped in Bangkok

By Sebastian Strangio
The kidnapping, which coincided with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Vietnam last week, highlights the gaps in interests and perceptions between Washington and Hanoi.

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