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Vietnam Blocks Facebook and Cracks Down on Human Rights Activists During Obama Visit
World  (tags: world, usa, Vietnam, U.S. President, Barack Obama, human, rights, activits, humanrights, freedoms, corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', facebook, Mark Zuckerberg )

Darren
- 63 days ago - accessnow.org
Vietnam has blocked Facebook during U.S. President Obama's visit to the country and cracked down on human rights activists.
Petition: President Park Geun-Hye: Apologize for the Systemic Rape of Vietnamese Women During the Vietnam War · Change.Org
World  (tags: Vietnam, Vietnam war, US ally, South Korea, rape, reparations, survivors, wartime rape )

Barbara
- 106 days ago - change.org
I was only a young girl when South Korean soldiers came to fight in my country of Vietnam as an ally of the United States during Vietnam War. At the time, my family owned a small tea shop near a Korean military base. Both my mother and I were raped...
US Ambassador Feels Shame Anger Over Cambodia Pullout 40 Years Later
World  (tags: Cambodia, Vietnam, Sirik Matak, John Gunther Dean, Ambassador, secret bombing campaign, genocide, Khmer Rouge )

Dandelion
- 458 days ago - usnews.com
He is highly critical of Americas violation of Cambodian neutrality by armed incursions from neighboring Vietnam and a secret bombing campaign in the early 1970s which killed thousands of civilians and radicalized, he believes, the Khmer Rouge.
Legacy of Agent Orange
World  (tags: Agent Orange, Vietnam, legacy, Damir Sagolj, disabilities, picture says a thousand words )

Dandelion
- 461 days ago - widerimage.reuters.com
The pictures are not about the before and after, they are all about now. As for how poorly we read history and stories from the past, IâEUR(TM)m afraid that is about our future, too. States the photographer Damir Sagolj. WARNING photos may be hard to view
Vietnam Is Sentencing Corrupt Bankers to Death, By Firing Squad
World  (tags: world, death, crime, society, politics, law, Vietnam, corrup bankers, economy )

Cal
- 846 days ago - globalpost.com
Others just get life behind bars.
Save Elephants From Slaughter and Extinction in Vietnam - Via Force Change
World  (tags: Vietnam, Wild Animals, Elephants, Suffering, Killing, Extinction, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 850 days ago - forcechange.com
Vietnam's Elephants are on the verge of extinction. A combination of weak environmental laws, high poaching rates, and other related conflicts has nearly wiped these animals out. Urge the president of Vietnam to help save his country's elephants.
Vietnam: Dow Chemical Shouldn't Sponsor the Olympics
World  (tags: world, politics, Olympics, Dow Chemical, legacy of the Vietnam War, protests, activism, vietnam, IOC, society, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 1525 days ago - globalpost.com
Vietnam joins the protest against Olympic sponsor Dow Chemical, accused of "green-washing" its Agent Orange sins.
Vietnam Clamps Down on Bloggers
World  (tags: internet freedoms, freedom of the press, Vietnam, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, news, politics, interesting, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', blog, world, society )

Cal
- 1555 days ago - ipsnews.net
A pioneer of citizens' journalism in Vietnam is risking 20 years in jail for defending Internet freedom and exposing the draconian censorship laws in this communist party-ruled country.
A Time To Break Silence Speech   video
World  (tags: Martin Luther King Jr, A Time To Break Silence Speech, VietNam, war, HumanRights, economic injustice, racial )

Dandelion
- 1661 days ago - youtube.com
Speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. against the "triple evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Speech delivered on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in NYC. He was assassinated 1 year to the date.
World's Largest Cave Explored in Vietnam
World  (tags: Largest Cave, World News, Vietnam, Discovery )

Nancy
- 2014 days ago - news.discovery.com
The biggest known cave in the world is hidden in a jungle in Vietnam, but a team of cavers with the help of a local farmer are exploring its depths.
Vietnam Strengthens Tiger-Protection Law Enforcement
World  (tags: word, vietnam, meetings, conservation, fighting illlegal tiger poachering, laws protection, tigers )

Simone
- 2064 days ago - english.vovnews.vn
Many international specialists arrived in Hanoi on December 2 to share experience and coordinate efforts to enforce Vietnam's laws on the protection of wildlife, with a focus on the illegal trafficking of tiger parts.
Vietnam's Soft Conservation Policies Hard on Tigers
World  (tags: international, tigers, disappearing, big cats, trade, poaching, vietnam )

Simone
- 2135 days ago - thanhniennews.com
Indochinese tiger once prowled Vietnam's forests in large numbers. Today, they are being pushed to the edge of extinction in a country that is now considered a transit hub for Big Cat products.
U.S.-China Super-Power Collision Looming in South China Sea
World  (tags: world, asia, conflict, politics, oil china, Vietnam, usa, interesting )

Cal
- 2192 days ago - alternet.org
Reports of untapped oil and gas reserves have kept tensions up around the waters of the South China Sea.
Vietnam Celebrates 35th Anniversary of War's End
World  (tags: world, asia, Vietnam, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 2281 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Communist Vietnam marked the 35th anniversary of the end of its war Friday with a dramatic re-enactment of the day North Vietnamese tanks smashed through the gates of the former Presidential Palace and ousted the U.S.-backed South Vietnam government.
Pet Hamsters Banned in Vietnam
World  (tags: world, Vietnam, animals, hamsters )

Isabel
- 3065 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Vietnam has banned the sale and possession of hamsters, whose popularity has been soaring.
 

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