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Vietnam: Court Reduces Blogger’s Sentence

A Vietnamese court halves the jail term of a professor convicted of publishing anti-state essays. A Vietnamese court on Tuesday reduced the jail sentence of a French-Vietnamese professor and blogger following an outcry from Paris and the European Union over

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Feb 26, 1968: Mass Graves Discovered in Hue

Allied troops who had recaptured the imperial capital of Hue from the North Vietnamese during the Tet Offensive discover the first mass graves in Hue. It was discovered that communist troops who had held the city for 25 days had

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Jan 3, 1965: Antigovernment Demonstrators Clash With Police

The political crisis that had been undermining the South Vietnamese government and military for months is aggravated when thousands of antigovernment demonstrators in Saigon clash with government marines and police. There was also rioting in Hue, where students organized strikes

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