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…
Dong Tam, the pain left behind

The Hanoi Court’s September 14 ruling with 29 Dong Tam land petitioners caused a shock to the entire Vietnamese people and it will certainly go into the history of the nation as the domination of barbarism. The Communist Party of…
“Vietnam needs national solidarity after Dong Tam incident”

Nguyen Si Binh For the Vietnamese, the phrase mediation and reconciliation has been heard a lot in the past, starting in the mid-century years, repeated every year until now but does not show anything new. Immediately after the 1975 event,…
MURDER BY TRIAL

The phrase “improper process and litigation procedures” is not enough to describe the trial of 29 Dong Tam residents that began in Hanoi this morning (September 7, 2020). The truth is much more horrific: this is a trial set up…