Viet Tan Alert : Former Vietnamese Prisoner of Conscience Re-Arrested

(Viet Tan) Vietnamese democracy activist and former political prisoner Nguyen Van Oai has been re-arrested. His wife Ho Thi Chau said Nghe An provincial police arrested Oai, 36, late Thursday evening near his home in Hoang Mai commune (Quynh Luu district, Nghe An province), and charged him with “resisting persons on duty.” They also claimed he was not abiding by the terms of his administrative (...)



Vietnamese journalist Dang Xuan Dieu released from prison

(CPJ) Bangkok, January 13, 2017 - The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release from (...) (16/01/2017)

 

Democracy Activist Đặng Xuân Diệu Released and Exiled to France

(Loa) Đặng Xuân Diệu, an engineer, member of pro-democracy party Việt Tân, and member of the Congregation (...) (15/01/2017)

 

Vietnamese democracy activist Dang Xuan Dieu released from prison

(Viet Tan) One of Vietnam’s most prominent political prisoners was released and exiled after almost six (...) (13/01/2017)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Court Upholds Sentence for Vietnamese Democracy Activist

(Loa) - A court in Nha Trang has upheld the sentence of a Vietnamese democracy activist, who along with his cousin was sentenced on charges of conducting “propaganda against the state” earlier this year. Nguyễn Hũu Quốc Duy, 31, had his three-year prison term upheld after a 90-minute appeal trial on Monday (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Vietnamese human rights lawyer arbitrarily detained for the last year

(Viet Tan) - The Vietnamese government must immediately and unconditionally release human rights lawyer and blogger Nguyen Van Dai who has been arbitrarily detained for a year without access to legal representation or any word of an upcoming (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

A Decade of Industrialization: Fish and Humans Pay the Price

(Viet Tan Alert) - The Vietnamese state has often been complicit in the country’s worst environmental disasters. Despite updating the Law on Environmental Protection in 2015, officials have tolerated the discharge of untreated wastewater from industrial projects with serious harm to local (...)


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

U.N. Working Group Seeks Release of Vietnamese Photographer Jailed in 2013

(RFA) - The mother of jailed photo-journalist Nguyen Dang Minh Man expressed hope that the Vietnamese government will soon release her daughter, but she also expressed doubts that Hanoi will let her stay in the country.