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Numerous New Arrests in Lead-up to Party Congress

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Vietnamese Political Detainees: Pham Doan Trang; Can Thi Theu and her sons Trinh Ba Phuong and Trinh Ba Tu; Dinh Thi Thu Thuy; Pham Chi Dung; Nguyen Tuong Thuy; Le Huu Minh Tuan; Tran Duc Thach
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Vietnamese Public Security Ministry a Major Rights Violator

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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, shakes hands with Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc after the exchange of documents at the Government Office in Hanoi on Monday, October 19, 2020. 
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Upcoming Dialogue Should Focus on Commitments Made in Recent Trade Deals

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Members of the European Parliament sit in the plenary chamber of the European Parliament during a vote. Among other things, MEPs will vote today on a free trade agreement with Vietnam.
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Little Tolerance for Freedom of Expression, Independent Trade Unions

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Vietnam Political Prisoners
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Persecuted for Criticizing the Government on Facebook

(Bangkok) – Vietnamese authorities should drop all charges against the blogger Pham Van Diep and immediately release him, Human Rights Watch said today. Click…
Pham Van Diep © 2018 private
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Systemic Repression Intensifies Ahead of Dialogue

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Twenty-five political prisoners currently locked up for exercising basic rights. (c) 2018 Private
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Democracy Campaigner on Trial for Disrespecting National Flag

(New York) – Vietnam should drop all charges against human rights campaigner Huynh Thuc Vy, who faces trial under article 276 of the 1999 penal code for allegedly disrespecting the national flag, Human Rights Watch said today. She faces up to three years…
Huynh Thuc Vy holds a sign that reads "Praying for Tran Huynh Duy Thuc and for Vietnam. Sept 12, 2018".