In the Diaspora: September 2020

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news relating to the Vietnamese diaspora and to Việt Nam

News from the Diaspora

Asian Americans Protest ICE Head Tony Pham, Vietnamese Refugee
Controversial ICE detention facility

Vietnamese American felon saw his sentence commuted, won parole, now faces deportationTin Nguyen

German adoptee locates Vietnamese mother, awaits reunionAdoptee Fabian Schreck

Vietnam sentences 7 for human smuggling to BritainVictim among 38 found dead

News from Việt Nam

Vietnam battles for IOCs as China uses its big stick policy
Vietnam's offshore projects

Poverty, Child Labour And Trafficking In Vietnam
People Are Trafficked Chart

Vietnam reopens borders to six countries
VietJet Air airplane

More / Other

Suboi: From victim of violence to Vietnamese queen of rap

Online gambling sites victimizing Vietnamese busted, operators charged

Hopes and fears for religious freedom in Vietnam

Vietnam revamps as ‘world’s mask factory’ to offset COVID hit

Small wonders: The Vietnamese artist making tiny food

Xinjiang: Large numbers of new detention camps uncovered in report

Home of ‘Asian unicorn’ becomes nature reserve in Vietnam

Samsung faces youth climate protests over involvement in new Vietnam coal plant

Locked up in China – The Plight of Xinjiang’s Muslims

Why I’d recommend working with Vietnamese developers

Why some Vietnamese Americans support Donald Trump

Why is Vietnam Interested in Russia’s Alleged COVID Vaccine?

Vietnam now Japan’s top coffee supplier, fueled by COVID

USCIRF Welcomes Release of Pastor A Dao in Vietnam

Vietnamese youth show scant interest in current affairs

Vietnam’s Updated NDC: A Comprehensive and Unified Climate Action Pathway

Exclusive: Vingroup weighs selling school, health units as Vietnam’s biggest firm refocuses

Good news stories from Vietnam’s second wave – involving dragon fruit burgers and mask ATMs

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 37/2020 – Week of September 14-20

Vietnam says Chinese bomber on disputed islands ‘jeopardises peace’

Hungry Ghosts review – spirits and families collide in love letter to the Vietnamese diaspora

DCCC reserves TV ad targeting Vietnamese American voters in key Calif. county

Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

Defendants in Vietnam’s Dong Tam Trial Allege Torture in Custody

Vietnamese Police Follow Dong Tam Defense Lawyers, Seize Computer Notes of Trial

Dong Tam case: Two sentenced to death in Vietnam over police killings

Vietnam Land Dispute Trial Terminates in Guilty Verdicts

Vietnam: Statement by the Spokesperson on two death sentences


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