Democracy activist Pham Minh Hoang exiled from Vietnam

(Viet Tan) Viet Tan condemns the Vietnamese government’s exiling of Pham Minh Hoang. A blogger and former university lecturer, Pham Minh Hoang was stripped of his Vietnamese citizenship and placed on a plane late Saturday night. He is currently on his way to France and is due to land at Charles de Gaulle Airport on Sunday morning local (...)



Vietnamese blogger Pham Minh Hoang abducted by authorities, may face exile

(Viet Tan) Prominent blogger and former university lecturer Pham Minh Hoang was taken by authorities on (...) (23/06/2017)

 

Vietnam Stripping Blogger of Citizenship is Outrageous

(Phil Robertson) The Vietnam government’s action to strip Pham Minh Hoang of his Vietnam citizenship is nothing (...) (14/06/2017)

 

Vietnamese activist stripped of citizenship vows to fight on

(DPA) Hanoi (dpa) - A Vietnamese political activist stripped of his citizenship will fight the (...) (14/06/2017)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Ongoing Harassment of Vietnamese Catholic Priest

(Viet Tan) - A Catholic priest and his parishioners continue to be harassed and intimidated by local authorities and thugs from Nghe An Province in central Vietnam. A large mob of people prevented Father Nguyen Dinh Thuc from returning home after he conducted evening mass at Van Thai sub-parish on May (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Human Rights and Digital Security Groups Call for Release of Video Journalist Nguyen Van Hoa

(International Organizations) - On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Vietnamese authorities must immediately release Nguyen Van Hoa, a video-journalist who has been detained since January. Mr. Hoa is a digital security trainer, citizen journalist, and contributor to Radio Free Asia. He covered stories about the (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Why Hà Nội Still Pretends to Care

(Tran Minh Nhat) - The past few weeks have seen a flurry of human-rights centered activities between Việt Nam and America. Just several days ago, on May 23, the 21st session of the U.S.-Việt Nam Human Rights Dialogue was held in Hà Nội. Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc is visiting the United States this week to meet (...)


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Speech by Catholic Priest Dang Huu Nam regarding the Formosa environmental disaster

(Dang Huu Nam) - A Catholic Priest from one of the affected areas in Vietnam, Reverend Dang Huu Nam, pre-recorded his speech as he was prevented from attending the press conference in Taipei.


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

Government strips HRD of citizenship

(Front Line Defenders) - On 10 June 2017, French-Vietnamese human rights defender, Pham Minh Hoang, received a copy of a stamped letter from President Tran Dai Quang confirming the “removal of [his] Vietnamese citizenship”. According to the letter dated 17 May 2017, the decision was based on article 88 of the Criminal (...)