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A Brief Statement by Genuine Vietnamese Civil Society Organizations

On April 3, 2015, Vietnam's independent civil society organizations issued a statement about government harassment, arbitrary arrests, intimidation, and use of "government-organized non-governmental organizations" (GONGOs) to marginalize civil society.

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