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Bloggers Report in English

Bloggers Report in English

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 Article 1: All human beings are born ree and equal indignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one anotherin a spirit o brotherhood. Article 2: Everyone is entitled to all the rights and reedoms set orth in this Declaration,without distinction o any kind, such asrace, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore,no distinction shall bemade on the basis o the political, jurisdictional or international status o the country or territory to whicha person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-sel-governing or under any other limitation osovereignty. Article 3: Everyonehas the right to lie, liberty and security o person. Article 4: No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shallbe prohibited in all their orms. Article 5: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel,
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Restrictions on Internet Freedom in Vietnam
BLOGGERS AND NETIZENS
BEHIND BARS
VIETNAM COMMITTEEON HUMAN RIGHTSQUÊ ME:ACTION FOR DEMOCRACY INVIETNAM
Ủy ban Bảo vệ Quyền làm Người Việt Nam
 
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Titre du rapport – FIDH
 
Cover Photo : A policeman, anked by local militia members, tries to stop a foreign journalist fromtaking photos outside the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court during the trial of a blogger in August2011 (AFP, Photo Ian Timberlake).
 
Introduction
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5Internet Penetration in Vietnam -------------------------------------------------------------------------6
The Blossoming of the Blogs
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Legal Restrictions on Freedom of Online Expression
-----------------------------------------------9The new Internet Decree -------------------------------------------------------------------------------11
National Security Laws
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Repression of Bloggers and Netizens
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- Arbitrary Detention
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- Harassments, Assaults and Intimidation
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- The Club of Free Journalists: Bloggers Điếu Cày, Tạ Phong Tần and Phan Thanh Hải
--18
- The Case of Dân Làm Báo – “Citizens’ Journalism”
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In Their Own Words: Extracts from the Blogs
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Conclusions and Recommendations
-----------------------------------------------------------------28
Annex I: Provisions under the Criminal Code that are inconsistent with international humanrights law
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------34
Annex II: Recommendations on freedom of expression and of the press made by UN MemberStates at the Universal Periodic Review of Vietnam in 2009
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Annex III: Bloggers and Netizens Behind Bars At a Glance: Non-exhaustive list of personsdetained for Online activities
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Annex IV: A number of blogs carrying dissident views in Vietnam
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FIDH/VCHR – BLOGGERS AND NETIZENS BEHIND BARS. Restrictions on Internet Freedom in Vietnam / 3

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