Indignation as Obama Rebuffed Over Dissidents in Vietnam
 

Indignation as Obama Rebuffed Over Dissidents in Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Staff, Posted: May 24, 2016

Vietnam’s brazen move to prevent key dissidents from meeting President Obama has struck a sour note in a visit that is otherwise being touted by both sides as a historic turning point.

 

Dear Mr. President, Human Rights Should Not Be Mere Lip Service

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 24, 2016

While U.S. interests will always trump its ideals when it comes to foreign policy, its failure to balance the two will no doubt someday lead to tragedy.

 

Asian Voters Push Back Against Xenophobic Elections Rhetoric

 

AsAm News, News Report, Staff, Posted: May 23, 2016

A new survey released today by Asian Americans Advancing Justice, APIA Vote and APIA Data indicates that Asian Americans are taking notice of the anti-immigrant and Islamophobic rhetoric dominating the elections and recent political discourse.

Police Agents Swoop as Obama Talks Human Rights in Vietnam

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

President Obama stressed the importance of human rights, including freedom of speech and assembly, during his meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart – but even as he spoke, police agents were swooping on prominent dissidents to prevent them from meeting the president.

 

Obama Lifted Arms Ban Despite Continuing Repression in Vietnam

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

President Obama made the move despite what many observers see as a deteriorating human rights climate in Vietnam.

California Sen. Ricardo Lara on the ‘Trump Effect’

 

New America Media, News Report, Shikha Singh, Posted: May 20, 2016

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, called California a “beacon of hope for immigrant communities and communities of color.”

Google Doodle Remembers the Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Yuri Kochiyama

 

AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2016

Google Doodle Remembers the Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Yuri Kochiyama.

 

Hanoi Tries to Force Dissident Into Exile On the Eve of Obama's Visit

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Staff, Posted: May 19, 2016

President Obama is expected to urge respect for human rights, and the release of political prisoners, during his three day visit beginning on May 23.

 

First Openly Gay Vietnamese American Mayor Makes Bid for Congress

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 18, 2016

Bao Nguyen was elected Mayor of Garden Grove in 2014. An openly gay Buddhist in a decidedly conservative California stronghold, he is now running for Congress.

 

‘Daze of Justice’ Explores Cambodia’s Trauma of Silence

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 17, 2016

A new documentary by San Francisco filmmaker Mike Siv looks at the lasting legacy of Cambodia's genocide and the silence that surrounds victims and perpetrators.

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