Progress after Dong Tam first-instance hearing

About 10 days after the first-instance hearing of the Dong Tam case ended, the lawyers defending some of the defendants, in this case, said that at least 3 convicted land petitioners had written and submitted an appeal against the first-instance…
Dong Tam Report

by Pham Doan Trang &  Will Nguyen, September 2020 Summary: On January 9, 2020, between 1 and 3 AM, thousands of police from special task, riot, criminal, and investigative units cordon off Dong Tam in coordination with local ground forces…
Le Dinh Kinh was killed with a German MP5K gun

Elderly Dong Tam communal leader Le Dinh Kinh’s death recently was partly clarified due to the testimony of defendant Mr. Bui Viet Hieu in court that he was shot directly within a distance of 1 meter with a gun with…
Party’s Propaganda – the culprit bring unjust in Dong Tam case

Journalist Manh Kim announced on Facebook the content of a directive document of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee on Propaganda and Education titled “Excerpt of the press work of the 34th week, the Press Publishing Department, the…
Lawyers in Dong Tam Case facing danger?

Some lawyers involved in defending in political cases, or other cases considered sensitive in Vietnam, said they have been likely being monitored. The latest incident happened to a number of lawyers defending the Dong Tam defendants. On the afternoon of…