The Vietnam Trump refuses to see

Asia Times

November 10, 2017 By David Hutt While the US leader is expected to focus on economics and eschew rights and democracy at meetings with communist leaders, the reality is the issues are fast converging. As Vietnam prepares to host this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this weekend, the ruling Communist Party is working overtime to make sure nothing disrupts the gathering (...) (10/11/2017)

Vietnam Today

Vietnam: Release All Political Prisoners

(Human Rights Watch) - Over 100 Behind Bars with World Leaders to Attend APEC Summit (New York, November 3, 2017) – The Vietnamese government should immediately release everyone it has detained or imprisoned for peacefully exercising their rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch posted a new web (...)

Viet Tan in the News

Vietnam Jails Prominent Blogger For Five Years

(Radio Free Asia) - A court in northern-central Vietnam’s Nghe An province on Monday sentenced prominent blogger and former political prisoner Nguyen Van Oai to five years in prison and four years of house arrest for resisting police officers and leaving his home while on probation, his lawyer (...)