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Vietnam is ranked at 182 in the ranking of 197 countries and territories surveyed about press freedom and in the country list group does not have the freedom of the Press following published its annual report on freedom report Global media organization Freedom House, an international human rights organization based in the United States on 01/05 that has been reflected honestly and vividly deterioration of press freedom in Vietnam today and throughout the past decades. Although there are now nearly 700 newspapers reported of frantic activity in Vietnam, a not small figure compared to the poor and outdated country like Vietnam now. However, most of the pages of newspapers that belong to the "Orthodox" of the State and is often referred to as the "Right margin" often one-sided information to even siled information or to false information on the types of information deemed "sensitive" cases related to human rights violations or negative impact on the reputation and public image of the party and state.
Despite owning a huge amount of press in the country, but Vietnam is completely has no Press Freedom, due by the Press and local media are completely under the control and direction by Communist Party of Vietnam. Editors and reporters do not comply or acts contrary to the provisions of the State party and so forth for Journalism will be severely punished, typically over the years there have been many Editor of pages being fired, suspended or job transfer while some of them are journalists arrested, jailed and convicted ..... as for the case: reporter Nguyen Viet Chien of the Thanh Nien Newspaper, Nguyen Van Hai of Tuoi Tre journalist Hoang Khuong and is also Tuoi Tre reporter ..... they were all arrested and convicted only for daring to write articles against corruption or information related to the negative and corruption in the government apparatus ... not to mention the many other journalists and blogger who has been harassed, attacked and beaten brutally during an operation or after giving the information as "sensitive" as related to land .... coercive protest land grievances .... or even collective protest against Chinese aggression ....
In general, the evaluation and ranking Vietnam not Press Freedom from international human rights organization Freedom House and from several international human rights organizations such as Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the Committee International Protection of Journalists (CPJ) .... totally fair and correct, reflecting a clear and honest about the situation worse press freedom in Vietnam today. The evaluation and ranking bad for Vietnam on Freedom of the Press from the International Human Rights Organisation said on criteria and will be the basis for reconsideration of the relationship and related international assistance to Commerce, Economics and Politics to Vietnam from the International Community, including the United States and from many countries in the European Union block. It is time the leaders of the party and the communist government in Vietnam now needs to be aware of proper and adequate benefits that Vietnam will receive from the international community through improved performance its bad human rights, respect for the fundamental rights of citizens, including the rights: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Press, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Meetings and Association ......
NEWS / VIETNAM
Vietnam back on the list of countries that do not have freedom of the press
The report of Freedom House Press Freedom 2013
Vietnam is the country heading No Freedom in the annual report on press freedom in the world by the organization Freedom House announced yesterday, 01st May.
Freedom House, a human rights organization based in the United States, said that the number of people living in the society fully press freedom has declined to the lowest level, a decade from now.
Mr. David Kramer, president of Freedom House, said the criteria for a country to put the national team does not have freedom of the press:
"The reason that a country can not be regarded as freedom of the press is because it does not meet the standards of legal freedom, political freedom, economic freedom, to allow journalists and Media organizations can operate. Therefore in the country in the category 'no freedom', there are many such countries, but the worst include Belarus, Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. "
In an interview with VOA Khmer committee, Ms. Karin Deutsch, a research analyst for Asia of Freedom House, freedom of the press comparison of Vietnam and neighboring Cambodia:
"Obviously the work environment of the media in Cambodia is certainly more open than Vietnam, or Burma."
In the past year, the news of the arrest, detention and prosecution of journalists and bloggers with constantly increasing threats and harassment of writers, the trend limited freedom press freedom in Vietnam not only continue but probably worse.
In an interview for the original Vietnamese-language VOA, said Shawn Crispin, senior representative of the Committee to Protect Journalists shareholder of South Asia (CPJ), and is the author of a report on press freedom in Vietnam and assess the situation of press freedom in Vietnam in 2012 as follows:
"Obviously the situation of press freedom in Vietnam has rapidly downhill. Our study shows that the government of Vietnam is increasing suppression of independent bloggers and journalists writing articles posted online. This demonstrates that the government of Vietnam has a concerted effort to squeeze a network world by relatively open operation, providing news views and diverse media besides being the official dominates country. Vietnam Events ranked 6th on CPJ's list is a sign that the authorities in Vietnam increasingly bolder hand suppress the freedom of the network, this campaign is ongoing in Vietnam. Our concern is the situation can only get worse in the context of the government of Vietnam is facing economic difficulties and the cracks began to appear between the various factions within the Communist Party Vietnam. "
Vietnam's ranking in this year's report did not change compared to previous year. Freedom House ranked Vietnam ranking 182 out of 197 countries and territories surveyed about press freedom.
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