Reporters Without Borders (RSF) recently used its mirror site technology “Operation Collateral Freedom” to restore online access to the German newspaper taz, which had presumably been blocked by the Vietnamese regime.
Media and journalism in Vietnam are facing a challenge when it comes to publishing stories about the government. On the one hand, the single-party government has absolute power to control the news outlets’ publications. On the other hand, the media…
Three months after anti-corruption journalist Duong Van Thai’s kidnapping in Thailand, the Vietnamese regime has officially charged him with “propaganda against the state”. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) denounces the absurdity of this accusation and calls for his immediate release.
Popular online magazine Zing News, ultimately owned by one of the country’s top digital groups, VNG Corp, said on Thursday it had to suspend publications for three months after a government investigation.
Nguyen Lan Thang’s imprisonment is the latest sign of a severe tightening of the political space by the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam.
Tim Page, legendary Vietnam War photographer and counter-culture figure, has died from cancer at home in the hills of Bellingen in the Mid North Coast of NSW on August 24. He was 78 years old.
British photographer Tim Page, one of the pre-eminent photographers of the Vietnam War, died at 78 on Wednesday at his home in New South Wales, Australia.
In response to news reports that Vietnamese journalist Do Cong Duong, who was imprisoned on anti-state charges, died on August 2, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement :
CPJ is honored to present its 2022 International Press Freedom Award to Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang.
Like what a number of Southeast Asian countries have done, Vietnam takes advantage of public clamor for fighting fake news about COVID-19 to ratchet up state control on the flow of information on other aspects of public life
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Four journalists in central Vietnam have been sent to prison for extorting more than VND260 million ($11,500) from businesses by uncovering wrongdoing on their part and blackmailing them.
Le Trong Hung, a Vietnamese journalist who often covered corruption for the independent social media TV news channel he helped to found, was sentenced today to five years in prison on a charge of “anti-state propaganda.” Reporters Without Borders (RSF)…
Today’s conviction and imprisonment of human rights defender Pham Doan Trang is part of a concerted crackdown on dissent.
The Hanoi People’s Court sencented Pham Thi Doan Trang, 43, residing in the capital city’s Dong Da district to nine years in prison for the charge of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” in accordance…
Pham Doan Trang, a Vietnamese activist known for her writing on women’s empowerment and environmental issues, was sentenced to nine years in prison Tuesday for disseminating anti-state propaganda. It was the latest crackdown on dissent in the Southeast Asian country…
Vietnamese authorities should immediately release five journalists recently sentenced to prison terms for alleged anti-state crimes, and cease persecuting members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Journalists found guilty of ‘abusing democratic rights and freedoms to infringe upon the interests of the state’.
Ahead of her upcoming trial on 4 November, the undersigned 28 human rights and freedom of expression organizations today condemn the ongoing arbitrary detention of independent journalist and woman human rights defender Pham Doan Trang.
I wake up as the loudspeaker outside my window starts the community broadcast at 7 a.m. I try to recall the date. Vietnam’s pandemic lockdown has been so long I’ve lost my sense of time. I now count by weeks.
Vietnamese authorities should release journalist Pham Chi Thanh immediately and unconditionally, and cease imprisoning members of the press for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
The EU Domestic Advisory Group (DAG) set up under Chapter 13 of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) received from VCHR and FIDH, a member of the EU DAG, a concerning report of the arrest, announced on 2nd July 2021 by Security…
Vietnamese authorities should immediately release journalist Dung Le Van and drop any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Hanoi has sentenced the pro-democracy activist to prison followed by house arrest. The 69-year-old is the latest in a slew of journalists to be jailed for disseminating “anti-state propaganda.”
Nick Ut has been honored with the U.S. National Medal of Arts award for his iconic Vietnam War photo, ‘Napalm Girl’.
Sheehan was the first to obtain the Pentagon Papers, a massive history of US involvement in Vietnam