DigitalReach, an organization dedicated to assessing the impact of technology on human rights in Southeast Asia released their 2021-2022 report. The report details the tactics used oppress netizens, evidence of digital rights violations within Southeast Asian countries, and what the future holds. You can view a PDF version of this report here.
European Parliament urged to look closer into Human Rights and the EVFTA in Vietnam
On 28 February 2023, MEP Marianne Vind (S&D, Denmark) hosted a conference to discuss the state of play two years into the entry of the EVFTA at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The EVFTA (EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement), signed on 30 June 2019, aims to strengthen human rights, freedom of assembly and labour rights in Vietnam, and give Vietnam frictionless trade access to Europe.