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Repression of Montagnards conflicts over land and religion in Vietnam"s central highlands

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Published by Human Rights Watch in New York .
Written in English


  • Montagnards (Vietnamese people) -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Minorities -- Crimes against -- Vietnam,
  • Ethnic conflict -- Vietnam,
  • Government, Resistance to -- Vietnam,
  • Human rights -- Vietnam

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Edition Notes

Other titlesConflicts over land and religion in Vietnam"s central highlands
StatementHuman Rights Watch
ContributionsJones, Sidney, 1952-, Saunders, Joseph, 1959-, Smart, Malcolm, Human Rights Watch (Organization)
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17052806M
ISBN 101564322726
LC Control Number2002104126

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The Montagnard are indigenous peoples of the Central Highlands of term Montagnard means "people of the mountain" in French and is a carryover from the French protectorate period in Vietnam. In Vietnamese, they are known by the term người Thượng (Highlanders)—this term now can also be applied to other minority ethnic groups in Vietnam or . Get this from a library! Repression of Montagnards: conflicts over land and religion in Vietnam's Central Highlands.. [Human Rights Watch/Asia.;] -- In February , several thousand members of indigenous minorities from Vietnam's Central Highlands, often collectively known as Montagnards, held a series of largely peaceful demonstration calling. Background. The Champa state and Chams in the lowlands til were traditional suzerains whom the Montagnards in the highlands acknowledged as their lords, while autonomy was held by the Montagnards. After World War II concept of "Nam tiến" and the southward conquest was celebrated by Vietnamese scholars. The Pays Montagnard du Sud-Indochinois was the name . Montagnard Christians in Vietnam: A Case Study in Religious Repression Kindle Edition by Human Rights Watch (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Price: $

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Repression of Montagnards. New York: Human Rights Watch, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type.   Abstract. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam prevailed in wars against major powers such as France, the United States, China, and Cambodia. It has also undergone huge economic changes over the last three decades while at the same time corruption is so ingrained that one has to wonder if it will ever come under control (Martini ).Author: Edward Sieh.   Request PDF | Repression of Montagnards: Seeking Respect and Dignity | The Socialist Republic of Vietnam prevailed in wars against major powers such as France, the United States, China, and : Edward Sieh. France - France - Girondins and Montagnards: The Convention was bitterly divided almost to the point of paralysis. From the opening day, two outspoken groups of deputies vied for the support of their less factional colleagues. The roots of this rivalry lay in a conflict between Robespierre and Brissot for leadership of the Jacobin Club in the spring and summer of

In the years and , however, the Montagnards made headlines when thousands of them openly protested religious repression and the confiscation of .   The Montagnards moved into the second half of the s living ever more precarious lives. From a humanitarian perspective, their situation worsened, and the Green Berets felt powerless to help : Rebecca Onion. Repression of Montagnards: Conflicts Over Land and Religion in Vietnam's Central Highlands Author Human Rights Watch Format/binding Paperback Book condition New As New copy - unread Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Human Rights Watch Place of Publication New York Date Book Edition: 1st. It would deny non-humanitarian aid to the Vietnamese government unless it ended its repression of the Montagnards. It passed the House more than a year ago by a margin, but has been held up in the Senate, reportedly at the behest of Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry and Arizona Sen. John McCain, who fear that the bill will actually weaken.