Tim Page, legendary Vietnam War photographer, dies at 78
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.
Tim Page, Vietnam War photographer, dies at 78
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.
Journalist Do Cong Duong dies in prison in Vietnam
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 :
Pham Doan Trang, Vietnam : international press freedom awards
CPJ is honored to present its 2022 International Press Freedom Award to Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang.
Behind Vietnam’s anti-fake news decree, a campaign against dissent
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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Reporters jailed for extorting money from businesses
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.
Independent TV journalist sentenced to five years in prison in Vietnam
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)…
Vietnam’s Annus Horribilis for Human Rights
Today’s conviction and imprisonment of human rights defender Pham Doan Trang is part of a concerted crackdown on dissent.
Woman sentenced to nine years in jail for anti-State activities
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…
Vietnam jails its ‘most famous activist’ for nine years
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…
CPJ condemns harsh prison sentences handed to 5 journalists in Vietnam
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.
Vietnam jails five journalists for ‘anti-state’ Facebook posts
Journalists found guilty of ‘abusing democratic rights and freedoms to infringe upon the interests of the state’.
Vietnam : Immediately release independent journalist and human rights defender Pham Doan Trang
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.
Long weekend becomes 9 week lockdown for AP Vietnam reporter
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.
Vietnam sentences journalist Pham Chi Thanh to 5.5 years in prison
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.
Vietnam : EU Domestic Advisory Group (DAG) denounces activists’ arrests
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…
Independent journalist Dung Le Van arrested in Vietnam after weeks in hiding
Vietnamese authorities should immediately release journalist Dung Le Van and drop any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Vietnam jails high-profile journalist
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.”
Vietnam War photographer receives National Medal of Arts from Trump
Nick Ut has been honored with the U.S. National Medal of Arts award for his iconic Vietnam War photo, ‘Napalm Girl’.
Journalist and Vietnam author Neil Sheehan dies aged 84
Sheehan was the first to obtain the Pentagon Papers, a massive history of US involvement in Vietnam
Vietnam court jails journalists critical of state for spreading ‘propaganda’
A court in Vietnam on Tuesday sentenced three freelance journalists known for their criticism of government to between 11 and 15 years in prison, after finding them guilty of spreading anti-state propaganda.
As national congress approaches, Vietnam begins trial of dissident journalists
Jitters are setting in as the Vietnamese Communist Party prepares for the country’s paramount political event.
Journalist Truong Chau Huu Danh arrested in Vietnam
Vietnamese authorities should immediately release journalist Truong Chau Huu Danh and drop any pending charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Censorship fears grow in Vietnam as cybersecurity law looms
As Vietnam prepares for its National Congress in January – a time known for clampdowns of government critics – it is also rolling out a controversial cybersecurity bill.
Vietnam’s 29-yo business newspaper announces dissolution
Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times), a leading business newspaper in the Southeast Asian country, formally suspended its operations on Wednesday after having served readers for nearly three decades.