diaCRITICS News & Events: June 18, 2018

diaCRITICS News & Events: June 18, 2018

diaCRITICS News & Events: June 18, 2018. Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora.

■ Events

Opposite of LookingHương Ngô and Hồng-Ân Trương’s work The Opposite of Looking is Not Invisibility will be on view at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from March 18 to August 19, 2018.

■ News from the Diaspora

Kelly Marie Tran‘Star Wars’ Actress Kelly Marie Tran Leaves Social Media After Months of Harassment.

Mother and child at borderViet Thanh Nguyen Says The U.S. Could ‘Lose Its Soul’ With Migrant Family Separations.

Pham Chi CuongA 2008 agreement allowed Vietnamese who arrived pre-1995 to stay in the U.S., but the US is still deporting protected Vietnamese Immigrants.

■ News from Việt Nam

Protesters against SEZ planPolice Vietnamese arrests Vietnamese protesting “against plans for special economic zones (SEZs) that many fear will be dominated by Chinese investors.”

Vietnam's National AssemblyVietnam’s National Assembly Approves ‘Cybersecurity’ Law, Further Limiting Online Debate

Deathrow artworksDeath row art: A rare glimpse inside Vietnam’s secret jails

■ Human Rights

ProtesterVietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 23/2018 – Week of June 4-10

Hanoi residentsHanoi Residents Protest Confiscation of Their Homes For New Parking Lot

■ Other

Tennis connectsTennis match connects Vietnamese overseas

Circus Circus Hotel in Las VegasMan arrested in stabbing deaths of 2 Vietnamese tourists at Circus Circus hotel in Las Vegas


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