Vietnam: News Updates

THANH BINH, 22 November 2011 (IRIN) - Growing numbers of Vietnamese labourers are being trafficked to factories and plantations in China where they are exploited, according to the UN Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP).

When a woman visited Phan Quoc Suu and Phan Van...

November 22, 2011

Award-Winning Writers Put on Trial for Seeking Peaceful Reforms

(New York) - The Vietnamese government should immediately drop all charges and free the prominent writer and democracy activist Tran Khai Thanh Thuy, Human Rights Watch said today. She is to be put on trial February 5, 2010,...

February 4, 2010

DONG HA, 21 January 2010

DONG HA, 21 January 2010 (IRIN) - Nguyen Luong Quy was planting a tree on a coffee plantation on the outskirts of Buon Ma Thout, the largest city in Vietnam’s Central Highlands in 2000, when his shovel hit a hard metal object.

“There...

January 21, 2010