Obama to Broach Human Rights Problems With Vietnamese Communist Party Official

(Radio Free Asia) U.S. President Barack Obama will bring up human rights issues with a high-ranking Vietnamese Communist Party official when they meet next week in Washington, according to a prominent activist who met with American officials to discuss the situation ahead of the visit.



20 Years On: How Vietnamese View U.S.-Vietnam Relations

(Viet Tan Alert) How do politically attuned Vietnamese view General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s upcoming visit (...) (2/07/2015)

 

Interview with human rights activist Le Quoc Quan

(Lawyers for Lawyers) Human rights activist Le Quoc Quan upon his release: ‘I will go ahead, because I believe it is (...) (30/06/2015)

 

Vietnam frees high-profile dissident lawyer

(AFP) Hanoi (AFP) - One of Vietnam’s most prominent dissidents vowed to continue his anti-China (...) (27/06/2015)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Family Sends Letter Urging John Kerry to Call For Release of Vietnam’s Prisoners of Conscience

(Dang Xuan Ha) - The family of Vietnamese voice of conscience Dang Xuan Dieu gathered together to send a letter to U.S Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to raise the case of Vietnamese political prisoners on the eve of VCP Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to the United (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Briefing on Vietnam’s Voices of Conscience

(Viet Tan) - Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Rep. Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), and Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, will host a briefing with activists from Vietnam and Stanford Law School’s Allen Weiner. The briefing will highlight the Government of Vietnam’s mistreatment and (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Testimony on Vietnam’s Prisoners of Conscience before Canada’s House of Commons

(Trinh Nguyen) - Appearing before the Canadian House of Commons, Trinh Nguyen - along with human rights activist Truong Minh Tam and Reverend Nguyen Manh Hung - raise the case of three imprisoned human rights defenders in Vietnam.


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Vietnam: A not so happy anniversary

(Graham Cooke) - The Australian Navy’s treatment of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers in sending them back to their home country last month after a hurried on-sea ‘assessment’ process, was without any real attempt to discover why the people were leaving and what would happen to them when they were (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

11 NGO’s call for respect of basic rights upon imminent release of human right lawyer Le Quoc Quan

(International Organizations) - 11 NGO’s have written a joint letter for Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung with the imminent release of human rights lawyer Le Quoc Quan. This joint letter calls upon the Government of Vietnam to respect and protect Mr. Le Quoc Quan’s internationally protected (...)