Vietnam

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Vietnam War’s Tragic Legacy

A demining team carefully removed a pile of rusty explosives – each one still able to kill or maim – from a quiet ploughed field in Quang Tri Province where fierce fighting once raged in the Vietnam War. Sho... Read More...
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Leveraging the TPP for Human Rights in Vietnam

Since March, five political prisoners have been released by Hanoi as part of its “policy of leniency.” These dissidents represent the spectrum of those individuals who have been detained by the Vietnamese gover... Read More...
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America’s Absent Moral Imperative in Vietnam

Following stops in Jerusalem and Ramallah later this week, United States Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to visit Vietnam to “highlight the dramatic transformation in the bilateral relationship over ... Read More...
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Vietnam Harasses the NGOs

Even as Vietnam vies for election to the United Nations Human Rights Council for 2014-2016, the country is in an intensive campaign to keep NGOs such as Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Reporters Sans... Read More...

Could China Teach Vietnam a New Lesson?

On June 21, the Vietnamese National Assembly adopted the Vietnam Maritime Law, which was promptly criticized by China. The law sets out the legal status of Vietnam’s islands and sea and sovereignty under the 19... Read More...