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RSF – Candidate countries for UN Human Rights Council set a poor example

By   /  November 15, 2013  /  Forum, Highlights  /  Comments Off on RSF – Candidate countries for UN Human Rights Council set a poor example

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* Updated on Thursday 14 November 2013. Published on Friday 8 November 2013.   Vietnam, China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia were elected yesterday to the United Nations Human Rights Council, joining Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan and Ethiopia. “The risk of coalitions hostile to freedom of information is now very real,” Reporters Without Borders […]

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[VIDEO] – VIETNAM’S SOCIAL MEDIA

By   /  October 2, 2013  /  Blog, Highlights  /  Comments Off on [VIDEO] – VIETNAM’S SOCIAL MEDIA

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By Nguyễn Lân Thắng | Facebooker Translated by Doan Trang   Hi there. I am Nguyễn Lân Thắng, a human rights activist. I come from Hanoi, Vietnam. I am well-known simply because I have shot photos of civil society development in Vietnam, a topic that the state-owned media is not allowed to mention. Initially I […]

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RSF – Petition/Call for intern. support for release of 35 bloggers jailed in Vietnam

By   /  July 24, 2013  /  Forum, Highlights  /  Comments Off on RSF – Petition/Call for intern. support for release of 35 bloggers jailed in Vietnam

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Reporters Without Borders has just launched a petition for the immediate and unconditional release of 35 Bloggers jailed in Vietnam   U.S. President Barack Obama said in May 2012 that “we must not forget journalists like blogger Dieu Cay, whose 2008 arrest coincided with a mass crackdown on citizen journalism in Vietnam.” (Wikipedia) Vietnam’s President […]

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STATEMENT FROM A NETWORK OF VIETNAMESE BLOGGERS

By   /  July 19, 2013  /  Blog, Highlights  /  1 Comment

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VIETNAM SHOULD AMEND LAW TO DEMONSTRATE HUMAN RIGHT COUNCIL CANDIDACY COMMITMENT   The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) is responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and making recommendations on them.   Article 258 and the abuse of power in […]

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REFILE: Vietnam PM takes a hit in first-ever confidence vote

By   /  June 12, 2013  /  Highlights  /  Comments Off on REFILE: Vietnam PM takes a hit in first-ever confidence vote

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(Repeats to amend headline, add topic code) * Dung passes test but support seen as lukewarm * PM, central bank governor blamed for mishandling economy * Support for president reinforces rumour of party divide   HANOI | Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:47am EDT (Reuters) – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was dealt a rare […]

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State secrets revealed in Vietnam

By   /  December 24, 2012  /  Forum  /  Comments Off on State secrets revealed in Vietnam

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[Asia Times Online] State secrets revealed in Vietnam By David Brown   One afternoon in mid-December, Colonel Tran Dang Thanh shared his views on foreign affairs with an audience of deans and professors drawn from Hanoi’s many universities. Like all Vietnamese Communist Party business, Thanh’s comments were considered state secrets. However, unbeknownst to Thanh, who […]

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Ultimate Journeys to Vietnam

By   /  December 16, 2012  /  Culture  /  Comments Off on Ultimate Journeys to Vietnam

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[Video] ‘Ultimate Journeys’ brings the wonders of the world to light, as you have never seen them before. The stunning high definition footage transports you to the most extreme places on the planet on a spine-tingling world of adventure. Ultimate Journeys provides the ultimate adventure guide, going off the beaten track and away from the […]

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Anti-China rallies have been held in Vietnam

By   /  December 12, 2012  /  Highlights, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Anti-China rallies have been held in Vietnam

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[Video] Hundreds of Vietnamese protesters march during a demonstration demanding China to stay out of their waters following China’s increased activities around the Spratly and Paracel Islands and other disputed areas, in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Vietnamese police broke up anti-China protests in two cities on Sunday and made about 20 arrests […]

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