Vietnam: Eight-year sentence for journalist Tran Thi Tuyet Dieu upheld

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Combined jail terms of five Vietnamese journalists total nearly 15 years

Court convicts “Bao Sach” journalists who published online reports on corruption in Vietnam.

A man walks past billboards about the upcoming National Assembly and People's Councils elections in Hanoi, Vietnam, 19 May 2021, NHAC NGUYEN/AFP via Getty Images

Vietnam: Independent journalist arrested for opposing socialist party

Le Van Dung, the owner of CHTV, a digital news channel in Vietnam, was arrested after posting social media reports relating to ongoing land disputes and corruption.

Hanoi, 23 May 2021. Local residents cast their ballots at a voting station as Vietnam holds legislative polls to elect a new 500-seat National Assembly, NHAC NGUYEN/AFP via Getty Images

Vietnam told to stop silencing independent voices ahead of election

Vietnam authorities have harassed and detained several independent candidates ahead of the National Assembly election. These candidates have used social media to announce their candidacy and share their thoughts on the country’s political situation.