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Vietnam Beating Case Highlights TPP Labor Rights Issue

A Vietnamese labor activist has accused authorities of beating and detaining her after she talked with fired workers in southern Long An province. Long-time labor rights advocate Do Thi Minh Hanh, once imprisoned for helping organize labor strikes, said she was held Monday for “13 hours without being given any reasons.” “In the end, they presented a paperwork saying I violated administrative procedure and asked me to sign, but I refused to. I am the one who was a victim of illegal...

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