Tag Archives: Vietnam government

Trampled: The state of human rights in Vietnam – Bolsavik’s presentation at USC

The Bolsavik made this presentation last week, for the Vietnamese Students Association at USC during their Black April Week. (Click on “More” to view in full screen.)   Trampled: The state of human rights in Vietnam, by Hao-Nhien Vu on … Continue reading

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More guilty pleas in the Nexus – Vietnam bribery case

A Philadelphia company and its executives being prosecuted for bribing officials of the government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam have pleaded guilty, according to a press release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office here. The pleas were entered on March 16 in … Continue reading

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Rep. Loretta Sanchez: Free Vietnamese blogger

U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (pictured, at podium) today morning in a press conference organized by the House of Representatives’ Vietnam Caucus mentioned a cause that’s near and dear to the Bolsavik’s heart: She’s calling for Vietnam to release a blogger … Continue reading

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Put things in perspective — weekend musings by the Bolsavik

These two photos remind the Bolsavik that what’s been happening in the last couple of months is trivial in comparison to what some of his friends from the blogosphere are going through. This gentleman to the right is Nguyen Van Hai, a former North Vietnamese … Continue reading

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