La Viet Dung, Founder of “I Don’t Like the Communist Party of Vietnam,” Detained Overnight

(Viet Tan) On January 23, 2015, La Viet Dung, the founder of the “I Don’t Like the Community Party of Vietnam” campaign, was detained overnight by the Vietnamese government. A prominent Internet activist, Dung is known for his involvement in No-U Hanoi, a well-known football club in Hanoi known for its activity addressing various social issues within the country including Chinese aggression in the South (...)



Vietnam Request by authorities to revoke license of lawyer Vo An Don

(L4L) Vo An Don is an associate at the Centre for Government Legal Aid in Phu Yen province. He (...) (20/01/2015)

 

EU-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

(European Union) The European Union and Vietnam held on 19 January 2015 in Brussels the fourth round of their (...) (20/01/2015)

 

7th Annual Geneva Summit

(Viet Tan) On the eve of the UN Human Rights Council’s 2015 session, courageous champions of human rights (...) (16/01/2015)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Rep. Loretta sanchez discusses Vietnam human rights violations with new U.S. Ambassador

(Loretta Sanchez) - WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today spoke with Ted Osius, the recently appointed U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam. During the call Rep. Sanchez emphasized the need for human rights reforms before closer economic ties like the (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Life of Vietnamese Activist in Danger Due to Gross Mistreatment in Prison

(Viet Tan) - The Vietnamese government should immediately cease the ill-treatment, physical and psychological abuse of Dang Xuan Dieu while in arbitrary detention. News reports of Dang Xuan Dieu being forced to sleep and eat next to his excrement; denied access to adequate food, clean drinking water and (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

The Prospect for Democracy and Human Rights in Vietnam

(Do Hoang Diem) - Viet Tan’s Chairman appeared as a keynote speaker at a Parliamentary briefing on the democracy and human rights movement in Vietnam hosted by Wayne Marston M.P., Official Opposition of Canada’s Critic for Human Rights.


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Time for the US to Get Tough on Vietnam

(Khanh Vu Duc) - The United States’ engagement with Vietnam is, in large part, a failure. Hanoi continues to ply benefits from the US while offering little in return. It is time for the US to demand what kind of relationship Hanoi is seeking with (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

A Parliamentary briefing on the prospects for democracy and human rights in vietnam

(Wayne Marston) - Ottawa — Members of the media are invited to attend a Parliamentary briefing on the democracy and human rights movement in Vietnam, hosted by Wayne Marston, M.P., Official Opposition of Canada’s Critic for Human Rights. The evening’s keynote speaker will be Viet Tan (Vietnam Reform Party) (...)


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