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Defend the defenders: Two Vietnamese Activists Kidnapped, Tortured and Robbed in Central Region

Mr. Ton after being kidnapped, tortured and robbed by plainclothes agents in Quang Binh-Ha Tinh on Feb 27

On February 27, Protestant pastor Nguyen Trung Ton, president of Brotherhood of Democracy, and his friend Nguyen Viet Tu were kidnapped, beaten and robbed by plainclothes agents in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Ha Tinh, Mr. Ton informed…

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Pastor. Nguyen Trung Ton be attacked by communist police

Mục sư Nguyễn Trung Tôn bị côn đồ chức năng hành hung tàn ác

Dear All, BFD (Brotherhood For Democracy)  Pastor Nguyen Trung Ton has being attacked terribly by communist police yesterday .

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Peaceful Demonstrations for Clean Environment in Vietnam Suppressed, Hundreds of Activists Detained

Vietnam’s security forces have violently dispersed peaceful protests for cleaner environment in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and other places on May 8, detaining hundreds of activists to local police stations, bloggers have reported.

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Joint statement calling for the release of Nguyen Van Dai and Le Thu Ha

JOINT STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RELEASE OF NGUYEN VAN DAI AND LE THU HA January 6, 2016 On 16 December 2015, prominent human rights lawyer, Mr. Nguyen Van Dai, 46, and his colleague, Ms. Le Thu Ha, 33, were arrested…

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US Congress concerned Viet Labor’s voice on TPP

Lao Động Việt lên tiếng với Quốc Hội Mỹ về TPP

On 11/6 Viet Labor sent a letter, signed jointly 2 organizations in Vietnam, to US Congress about TPP and labor rights in Vietnam. Today Huffington Post newspaper posted the news and at the same time MSNBC TV network interviewed an American friend of Viet Labor. On the same day, Congressman Dan Kildee spoke about TPP on the Michigan newspaper, has mentioned the news that Viet Labor gave him. Viet Labor’s campaign from 2010 on TPP is currently at its peak.

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NY Times: Vietnam’s ‘Cyber Troops’ Take Fight to US, France

New York Times – HANOI, Vietnam — Working on her blog in California one day, Vietnamese democracy activist Ngoc Thu sensed something was wrong. It took a moment for a keystroke to register. Cut-and-paste wasn’t working. She had “a feeling…

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Vietnamese Activists Tour US, Europe for Human Rights

VOA – WASHINGTON — A group of Vietnamese bloggers and human rights activists is touring the United States, Europe and Australia to advocate for pressure on Hanoi to improve its rights record. The delegation has been invited by the United Nations…

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Corruption Trials Reveal Political Rift in Vietnam

VOA – In the last few months Vietnam has held several high profile corruption trials as part of a crackdown on graft. The government says it is using severe punishments, including death, to deter corrupt practices. However, critics say the…

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Vietnam Places Buddhist Youth Leader Under House Arrest

A youth leader affiliated to the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) said Thursday that he has been placed under house arrest after he was detained and interrogated for 13 hours, in the latest religious crackdown in the one-party…

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US Congress to Examine Prisoner of Conscience Cases

VOA News – The mother of a jailed Vietnamese labor activist and the wife of a imprisoned Chinese human rights lawyer are expected to be among those testifying this week before a U.S. Congressional commission. Tran Ngoc Minh (left) –…

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