Children brutally beaten at Ho Chi Minh City childcare center

Children aged two to five are physically abused at the facility on a daily basisBy Tuoi Tre News

November 26, 2017, 15:46 GMT+7

​Children brutally beaten at Ho Chi Minh City childcare center
Pham Thi My Minh threatens the children with a knife during a meal at the Mam Xanh daycare facility in District 12, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Workers at a daycare center in Ho Chi Minh City have been caught physically abusing dozens of children.

Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reporters have revealed the ugly truth at the Mam Xanh child care facility in Hiep Thanh Ward, District 12. Tiếp tục đọc “Children brutally beaten at Ho Chi Minh City childcare center”

Vietnamese foster mother ties child’s hands, suspends from beam over stolen milk box


Updated : 06/27/2017 11:33 GMT + 7

Five-year-old girl N.P.N.A. is hung by her hands from a house beam in this still photo taken from footage posted on Facebook on June 24, 2017.

A woman in northern Vietnam is being questioned by police for hanging her five-year-old foster daughter by the hands from a house beam as punishment for allegedly stealing a box of milk.

Footage of the torturous punishment was uploaded on social media on Saturday morning, sparking a wave of criticism from netizens.

Le Chi Thai, deputy chairman of Vinh Tuong District, Vinh Phuc Province, confirmed the incident to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Monday, saying that the girl’s relatives had picked her up from the foster family. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnamese foster mother ties child’s hands, suspends from beam over stolen milk box”

Vietnam PM demands probe of child killing self after rape accusation ignored


Updated : 04/15/2017 11:47 GMT + 7

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered an urgent investigation to be launched into the death of a teenage girl, who killed herself after no probe was conducted into her accusation of multiple rapes by a neighbor.

The premier has tasked the Ministry of Public Security with working with police in the southernmost province of Ca Mau to bring justice to the girl, 13-year-old H.M.K, the Government Office said in a statement on Friday.

The decision came after several media reports questioning the way Ca Mau police handled the alleged rape of K. in late 2016, according to the document. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam PM demands probe of child killing self after rape accusation ignored”

Child abuse: When silence becomes criminal

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Update: March, 16/2017 – 09:00

By Thu Vân

I cannot breathe. (So forgive the shrillness of this piece)

Suffocating doesn’t begin to describe the way my heart constricts these days as news about sexual abuse of children breaks out, one after another.

And as heartbreaking as the cases are, the brain explodes in the deafening silence from those we believe are there to uphold the law, protect our children.

A 13-year-old girl in Cà Mau Province and her family reported to local police that she was abused by a neighbour eight times and petitioned that the perpetrator be taken to court. The answer they got from the police last November was a decision not to investigate further because “there was not enough evidence”.

Last month, on February 10, the girl killed herself. Tiếp tục đọc “Child abuse: When silence becomes criminal”