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Pervasive deaths, injuries in Vietnamese police custody: HRW

(HRW) – Police throughout Vietnam abuse people in their custody, in some cases leading to death, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Vietnamese government should take immediate action to end suspicious deaths in custody and torture of…

Political prisoners transferred away from family

(VNRN) – Prisoners of conscience in Vietnam have been transferred away from their families, a pattern that has come to the fore with the most recent move of Le Quoc Quan (Lê Quốc Quân) from Hanoi to Quang Nam province 760km…

Vietnam blocks CNN’s Tiananmen Square anniversary news

(VNRN) – Near the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the Vietnamese government stepped up its censorship and banned all mentions of the event, even blocking the entire CNN broadcast of a retrospective segment on the event. It has…

Questions raised in border clash with Uighur immigrants

by Hao-Nhien Vu (VNRN) – Following a reported border clash with Uighur immigrants where five of the migrants were killed together with two Vietnamese guards, questions are being raised over the government’s conduct in quickly returning the people, including women,…

Two more barred from leaving the country

(VNRN) – The son of a prisoner of conscience and a reporter are two people recently barred from leaving Vietnam and their passports were confiscated. The reporter is Anna Huyen Trang (Huyền Trang), who works for Vietnamese Redemptorists’ News (VRNs),…