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ABC: Vietnam’s government cracks down on critics

16/7/2013 – The Vietnamese government is routinely jailing political dissidents and internet bloggers who question the Communist Party’s policies. See the video on ABC Transcript EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: The Department of Immigration says boat arrivals from Vietnam are at their…

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Govt confirms 30-fold increase in number of Vietnamese seeking asylum in Australia

Tue Jul 16, 2013 – Immigration Department figures show a 30-fold increase in the number of Vietnamese people seeking asylum in Australia. Yesterday a boat carrying 84 people – mainly Vietnamese – was intercepted in waters 50 kilometres away from the…

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Lay Catholics, witnesses in the footsteps of Vietnam’s missionaries and martyrs

July 16, 2013 – Despite difficulties and persecution, the faithful have contributed to the evangelization of the most remote and poorest areas of the nation. The Church of Vietnam is the fifth largest church in Asia. Between the 17th and the…

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Asia Sentinel: Freedom of the Press, Vietnamese Style

It’s a dangerous business being a journalist in Vietnam, to be sure Every week in Hanoi, the Central Propaganda Commission of the Vietnamese Communist Party, and in Ho Chi Minh City, the commission’s southern regional office, convene “guidance meetings” with…

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AP NewsBreak: Romania Moves To Punish Gulag Guards

July 11, 2013 6:46 AM. BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Guards slammed doors on prisoners’ fingers, beat them on the soles of their feet and burned them with cigarettes. They served rotten meat and forced inmates to eat excrement as punishment….

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Wolf Criticizes Obama Administration For Failure To Address Human Rights In Vietnam

Source: wolf.whitehouse.govWashington, D.C. (July 10, 2013) – Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), co-chairman of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, as well as a longtime advocate for human rights and religious freedom globally, today released the…

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Twelve NGOs’ letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton regarding Le Quoc Quan’s upcoming trial

BY AI R M A I L Baroness Catherine Ashton High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Vice-President of the European Commission 200, rue de la Loi B-1049 Brussels BELGIUM Email:  Nabila.MASSRALI@ec.europa.eu 1 July 2013…

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CPJ: Vietnam intensifies crackdown on bloggers

New York, July 2, 2013–The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by the ongoing investigation into a critical Vietnamese blogger. Dinh Nhat Uy was the third blogger arrested in a month, signaling that the country’s crackdown continues to intensify….

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Prison protest in Xuan Loc need your attention

On Sunday morning, around 8:30 am, 10 political prisoners along with about 1000 common prisoners staged a protest against the oppressive and inhuman conditions in K1, Xuan Loc prison, Dong Nai province. Protesters held colonel Ho Phi Thang, the manager…

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