Stanford Law School’s Allen Weiner Reports to United Nations on Ongoing Human Rights Violations by Vietnamese Government

(Stanford Law School) Allen Weiner, director of the Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law at Stanford Law School, today filed an update concerning the petition initially submitted to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) in Geneva in July 2012 contesting the illegal arrest and ongoing detention of 16 Vietnamese social and political (...)



Open Letter regarding Mr. Dang Xuan Dieu and other prisoners of conscience

(Vietnam Interfaith Council) On January 9, 2013, Vietnamese people inside the country and abroad as well as many (...) (21/10/2014)

 

RWB hails Vietnamese journalist Dieu Cay’s release

(Reporters Without Borders) Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Nguyen Van Hai, a citizen journalist better (...) (21/10/2014)

 

Human rights defender Mr Dang Xuan Dieu severely mistreated in prison

(Front Line Defenders) On 7 October 2014, the former cell mate of imprisoned Vietnamese human rights defender Mr Dang (...) (15/10/2014)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Austalian MP Bernie Ripoll calls for the release of Dang Xuan Dieu

(Bernie Ripoll) - Dear Minister, I write to you in relation to Dang Xuan Dieu whom is currently incarcerated for allegedly “Carrying out activities aimed at overthrowing the People’s Government” under Article 79 of the Penal Code.


Press Releases

Press Releases

Hanoi government must stop attacks against Vietnam’s Facebook community

(Viet Tan) - In a heavily-censored and closed media environment such as Vietnam’s, Facebook has become a vital platform for Vietnamese civil society. Many Vietnamese use Facebook to share information and participate in uncensored debate. Citizen journalists are able to communicate with an audience in the (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Rights before weapons for Vietnam

(Duy Hoang) - Earlier this month, Senator John McCain indicated that it was time for the United States to consider selling lethal weapons to Vietnam after a 30-year embargo. The recent maritime standoff between Beijing and Hanoi over Chinese oil exploration off the central coast of Vietnam exposed Hanoi’s (...)


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

Vietnamese Engineer-Activist Treated Like a ‘Slave,’ Humiliated in Jail

(Radio Free Asia) - A Vietnamese engineer imprisoned for his activism has been beaten, humiliated and treated like a “slave” in jail after refusing to wear prisoner uniform, his brother and a former inmate said Wednesday, calling for pressure on the authorities to bring him out of (...)


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