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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Viet Nam: Hundreds at risk after 'deplorable' resumption of ...
6 August 2013

The first execution in Viet Nam in more than 18 months is outrageous and puts hundreds of death row prisoners at risk.

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Viet Nam: Further information: Jailed blogger ends hunger ...
5 August 2013

Imprisoned Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hai, known as Dieu Cay or “the peasant's pipe”, has ended his hunger strike after 38 days. An official visited ...

Urgent Action       ASA 41/006/2013

Viet Nam: Jailed blogger on hunger strike
26 July 2013

Imprisoned Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hai, known as Dieu Cay or “the peasant's pipe”, has been on hunger strike since around 20 June in protest ...

Urgent Action       ASA 41/005/2013

Vietnam: Lethal injection looms for 117 prisoners
24 June 2013

Some 117 death row prisoners in Viet Nam have exhausted their appeals and will face imminent execution when a change in the law comes into effect ...

Urgent Action       ASA 41/003/2013

Viet Nam: Jailed scholar on hunger strike
13 June 2013

Dr Cu Huy Ha Vu, a Vietnamese legal scholar, has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year ...

Urgent Action       ASA 41/002/2013

Viet Nam: No progress on key human rights concerns ...
1 June 2013

In this submission Amnesty International assesses the implementation of recommendations previously accepted by Viet Nam, including in relation to ...

Report       ASA 41/004/2013

Viet Nam: Open letter to Minister of Public Security: Arrests ...
9 May 2013

On 5 and 6 May 2013, young people attempting to hold peaceful outdoor picnics to discuss human rights were prevented from doing so by security police ...

Open Letter       ASA 41/001/2013

Viet Nam: Release bloggers, stop silencing dissent | Amnesty ...
21 December 2012

Three bloggers given hefty sentences should be released ahead of their 28 December appeal hearing.

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Viet Nam: Human rights defender beaten in prison: Ho Thi ...
3 December 2012

A Vietnamese human rights defender, Ho Thi Bich Khuong, currently serving a five-year prison term for “conducting propaganda” against the state, has ...

Urgent Action       ASA 41/003/2012

Amnesty International | Viet Nam: Acquit songwriters who face ...
29 October 2012

Two Vietnamese songwriters who face up to 20 years in jail for writing songs criticising their government should be released immediately and unconditionally ...

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