The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City decided to fine painter Bui Quang Vien VND25 million ($1,068) and ordered him to destroy 29 paintings for an “unlicensed exhibition.”
One-party state’s Cinema Law bans ‘reactionary ideas and social evils’
The banning of a few films has provoked ideas about how to improve local film censorship, from better classification to eliminating censorship altogether.
Vietnamese pop star Mai Khoi sings about censorship and human rights. It’s gotten her in trouble with the authorities in Vietnam.