March 31, 2014 Any agreement on the TPP should make human rights a priority. For the Obama administration, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a high-profile opportunity
Mr. Dang Xuong Hung’s speech at the 6th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy Distinguished Guests and Members of UN Watch, My name is
June 6, 2013 Saigon, Vietnam — LAST month, Vietnamese courts imposed heavy sentences on two patriotic students in their early 20s who had been charged
March 29, 2013 In Vietnam, critical writers and bloggers are systematically persecuted. Following the PEN Cards Promo, Maartje Duin went to Vietnam to interview them.
August 26, 2012 Washington Post Opinion-Editorial Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced in Hanoi last month that the United States would sign a new regional
July 30, 2012 Social media begins to drive opposition to the regime The citizen shall enjoy freedom of opinion and speech, . . . the
August 5, 2012 As a mother dies in protest at her daughter’s detention, it’s time for Britain to take a stand On 30 July, when
June 10, 2012 By Bridget O’Flaherty The optimism during Vietnam’s pre-2008 economic boom is over. The Communist Party knows it must take action. But it
March 7, 2012 Two years ago, when he held the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
February 21, 2012 Land disputes are crowded with environmentalists, farmers and greedy developers who work hand in glove with local politicians. Clashes have persistently tested
January 12, 2012 The latest tactic for sweeping domestic critics under the carpet. Hanoi purports to want closer relations with Washington as a counterbalance to
Invited to the Sixth Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders by Front Line, human rights lawyer Huynh Van Dong found himself barred from leaving Vietnam.