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Three bloggers given hefty sentences should be released ahead of their 28 December appeal hearing.
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
Lawmakers in Viet Nam should push for an immediate moratorium on the death penalty, Amnesty International said as the country debates reinstating ...
Two Vietnamese songwriters who face up to 20 years in jail for writing songs criticising their government should be released immediately and unconditionally ...
Two Vietnamese songwriters face up to 20 years in jail for writing songs criticizing their government.
On 24 September, a court in Viet Nam's Ho Chi Minh City sentenced bloggers Nguyen Van Hai, known as Dieu Cay (“the peasant's pipe”), Ta Phong ...
Urgent Action ASA 41/002/2012
Harsh prison sentences handed down to three bloggers accused of spreading anti-state propaganda in Viet Nam after a trial which lasted only a few ...
Three Vietnamese bloggers face up to 20 years in jail simply for exercising their right to freedom of expression.
Mass arrests at a peaceful protest in Ha Noi are just the latest blow to freedom of expression in Viet Nam.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.