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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese pop stars Thu Minh and Thanh Bui join rhino rescue campaign

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... It has to stop for the sake of the rhino and for the honour of Vietnam." Wilderness Foundation chief executive Andrew Muir said wildlife crime was the fifth most profitable illicit trade ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

    Posted May 18th 2014, 01:20pm by Staff Reporter and AP

    ... off. 11:09 Loudspeakers from vans call on demonstrators not to commit crimes. 11:45 No demonstrators outside the Chinese consulate, protest near the Notre Dame Cathedral dispersed. ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam releases two dissidents from jail amid trade talks with US

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:01pm by AFP

    ... and Nguyen Tien Trung were released over the weekend with 11/2 years and nine months of their sentences left to serve, respectively. They were each convicted of crimes related to their peaceful ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    UN urged to act on Vietnam over death penalty

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:26pm by Associated Press

    ... Penalty cites the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s internal human rights guidance requiring the organisation to stop funding for a country if it’s feared that such support may lead ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hands 5 heroin traffickers death penalty

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 03:33pm by Agence France Presse in Hanoi

    ... by Afghanistan, which now accounts for some 90 per cent of global illicit opium production, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Communist Vietnam has some of the world’s toughest drug laws. ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hands out death sentences in Vinalines corruption case

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Hanoi

    ... but rights group Amnesty International recorded five in 2011 and 23 new sentences handed out that year, mainly to drug traffickers. Murder, rape and some serious financial crimes can also carry ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests two Australians for heroin smuggling

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Vietnam has arrested two Australian citizens for heroin smuggling, police said on Wednesday, a crime punishable by death in the communist state. The pair, who have not been named, were caught with 3.5 kilograms of heroin in hidden compartments in their luggage at Ho Chi Minh City airport, a policeman with the anti-drug squad said. Further details ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Dissent rises in Vietnam over one-party monopoly on power

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... weeks ago warning lawmakers to reject the amendments. They said if National Assembly members passed the amendments, they would be complicit in a "crime against the country and its ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam jails 22 activists for subversion

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 02:31pm by AFP

    ... after their terms end,” Que told reporters. “At the trial, most of the defendants admitted their crime of aiming to overthrow the people’s administration,” said the lawyer, who was appointed by the court to defend the accused at the trial, which lasted just over a week. “The sentences are adequate for their crimes,” he added. The 22 – convicted by a court in the central province of Phu Yen ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam deports US citizen accused of 'anti-state' plot

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 10:48pm by AFP

    ... crimes, asking for leniency so that he could go back to the United States and be with his family,” the report said, without adding further details. Quan’s lawyer could not be immediately reached ...




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