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Activists hit out at honorary doctorate awarded to Trong

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Thammasat University's conferral of an honorary doctorate degree on the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has upset regional human rights defenders. 

Nguyen Phu Trong, right, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, receives an honorary doctorate in political science from Noranit Setabutr, president of Thammasat University Council at Thammasat University yesterday. APICHART JINAKUL

Nguyen Phu Trong was awarded an honorary PhD by the university's faculty of science at a ceremony yesterday.

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