In 2018, Vietnam adopted a new penal code containing broad powers to prosecute activists and dissidents. Photo: Reuters

At Vietnam’s ‘Dong Tam Massacre’, activists claim government attacked its own citizens

  • A long-running land rights dispute turned deadly last week when Vietnamese police carried out a raid on a village near Hanoi
  • Authorities accuse villagers of setting police alight but activists claim thousands of armed officers came to village and opened fire
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In 2018, Vietnam adopted a new penal code containing broad powers to prosecute activists and dissidents. Photo: Reuters
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