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Vietnam: End Crackdown on Labor Activists

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4 May 09 | HRW

The Vietnamese government should immediately free activists who have been unlawfully imprisoned for peacefully campaigning for workers’ rights, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Read the rest of this entry »

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4 May 2009 at 3:32 am

Commission Names 13 Countries as Religious Freedom Violators

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1 May 09 | VOA News

The latest annual report by the independent U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom names 13 countries as serious violators of religious freedom. The commission expresses concern about increasing extremism in many countries, including sharp criticism for Pakistan, saying extremism poses a particular threat to religious freedom. Read the rest of this entry »

Will Afghanistan Be Worse Than Vietnam?

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by William Astore

20 Apr 09 | AlterNet

Seven tough questions to ask Obama before he sinks us into new quagmire. These are the questions on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan that Obama should be asked at his press conferences. Read the rest of this entry »

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20 April 2009 at 3:30 pm

McCain Returns to Hanoi Hilton

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8 Apr 09 | AFP

US Senator John McCain leaned over a miniature mock-up on of the Vietnamese prison where he was held for years as a wartime prisoner.


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8 April 2009 at 3:05 am

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Time for ‘Next Step’ in US-Vietnam Relations: McCain

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7 Apr 09 | AFP

Vietnam and the United States must take the “next step” in their relationship, beyond the normalisation that followed years of war, Senator John McCain said during a visit Tuesday.


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7 April 2009 at 2:47 pm

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Apology Offered at Khmer Rouge Trial

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31 Mar 09 | New York Times

A Khmer Rouge torture house commandant apologized in court on Tuesday for atrocities he had committed but said that he had feared for his own life and that he was a scapegoat for others.

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31 March 2009 at 2:26 pm

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First Khmer Rouge Trial Focuses on Torture House

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31 Mar 09 | New York Times

Testimony opened Monday at the first trial of a Khmer Rouge official, with a detailed description of the internal workings and methods of interrogation in the regime’s central torture house.

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31 March 2009 at 2:04 am

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