Tag: Vietnam

Is Vietnam going the way of China?

     

Activist Pham Doan Trang (above) said she was held for questioning by security officials for several hours on Saturday over her most recent book Politics for the Masses, which is outlawed… Read more »

Cambodia, Vietnam highlight ‘troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s democratic recession’

     

  The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will restrict visas for Cambodians “undermining democracy” in the Southeast Asian nation following the dissolution of the main opposition party and a crackdown… Read more »

Will U.S. downplay human rights as it turns to Vietnam as ally against China?

     

On the occasion of the trip to the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, human rights attorney Nguyen Thi Duong Ha (above) has sent a letter on prisoners of conscience in Vietnam… Read more »

As APEC Summit looms, Vietnam escalates crackdown on rights campaigners

     

  Vietnam should drop all charges and immediately release student blogger Phan Kim Khanh, Human Rights Watch said today. Vietnam’s donors and regional leaders should make it clear that they will… Read more »

Internet the ‘de facto forum’ for Vietnam’s dissenting voices

     

A prominent blogger and environmental activist in Vietnam was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison on charges of national security offenses, including sharing anti-state propaganda on social media, The New… Read more »

Vietnam: No Country for Human Rights Activists

     

Vietnamese bloggers and rights activists are being beaten, threatened, and intimidated with impunity, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today: The Vietnamese government should order an end to… Read more »

Vietnam’s hackers targeting foreign firms with anti-dissident tactics

     

A Vietnamese group known as OceanLotus is targeting foreign companies, using tactics similar to those in attacks against dissidents, journalists and governments at odds with the country, The New York… Read more »