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July Arrests Mark Turn for The Worse

Last week, a spate of arrests occurred within days of each other,…

Vietnam 2021 Legislative Elections: Blatant Crackdown on Independent Candidates

Almost two months after Le Trong Hung’s arrest, his wife, Do…

Being an environmentalist in Vietnam

Vietnam’s environmental record is a cause for concern. So too…

Human Rights Report 2020

ILLINOIS, U.S., April 6, 2021 –  In our 2020 Human Rights…

The different pictures of gender equality in Vietnam politics

The Vietnamese government usually boasts about its achievements…

The Price of Dissent: Women and Political Activism in Vietnam

  On January 20, 2021 Dinh Thi Thu Thuy became the…

Imprisoned blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc in critical condition

On February 03, blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc stopped his hunger…

Heavy Prison Sentences for Three Independent Vietnamese Journalists – A Worrisome Beginning to 2021

From left to right: Thuy, Tuan, and Dung at trial on January…

Report: Vietnam’s Inhumane Treatments in Prison

Our new report focuses on incidents of torture and other inhumane…

The Dong Tam Trial: Vietnam’s Violations of International Commitments Continue

Local leader, Le Dinh Kinh, who was killed in the raid. Source:…