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Discussion on: Facebook agreed to censor "anti-state" content in Vietnam

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Hieu Nguyen

I know people in Vietnam who have experienced this censorship. It is nothing new that Vietnam will do anything to stub out any sentiment against the communists regime. I feel sad for the people who have to live under this oppressive power because every digital outlet they have, such as Facebook, to express their voices and oppositions do not value people over politics.

Regardless, I want to emphasize that the people of Vietnam are not ignorant. They know that communism is hurting the nation. If they saw the opportunity to make a change, they would plunge for it. They are still looking...

Update: the corruption is so bad over there that Vietnam even allowed export to and from China despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Yufan Lou

I am in solidarity with you and Vietnamese people fighting for their freedoms. The path is dark and complex.

Update: the corruption is so bad over there that Vietnam even allowed export to and from China despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

As far as I know, around the world only travel has been restricted due to COVID-19, not trade. The WTO has a list of trade restrictions, showing that they are mostly export restrictions on medical protection equipments and medicines, not general trade blockages.