#StopTheCrackdownVN: Letter to APEC leaders

(International Organizations) Over the last year, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has carried out a major political crackdown against peaceful expression. According to verified reports, authorities have arrested or exiled at least 25 peaceful activists and bloggers. In a series of sham trials, the Vietnamese government has orchestrated the wrongful conviction and sentencing of prominent human rights defenders and (...)



The Vietnam Trump refuses to see

(Asia Times) November 10, 2017 By David Hutt While the US leader is expected to focus on economics and (...) (10/11/2017)

 

Vietnam: Release All Political Prisoners

(Human Rights Watch) Over 100 Behind Bars with World Leaders to Attend APEC Summit (New York, November 3, 2017) – (...) (4/11/2017)

 

2017 Crackdown in Vietnam

(Viet Tan) A snapshot of the ongoing crackdown on freedom of expression in Vietnam in 2017. 25 bloggers, (...) (13/08/2017)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Australia’s Members of Parliament sign letter regarding dire human rights situation in Vietnam

(Australian MPs) - More than 60 Members of Australian Parliament have signed a letter to the Australian Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam regarding the dire human rights situation in Vietnam. Initiated by the Hon. Tim Wilson MP and the Hon. Chris Hayes MP and signed by Labor, Liberal, Nationals, (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Stop the Crackdown in Vietnam

(International Organizations) - Vietnam is in the midst of an unprecedented political crackdown against peaceful expression. So far this year, the Vietnamese authorities have arrested or exiled at least 25 peaceful activists and bloggers. In a series of sham trials, the government has orchestrated the wrongful convictions and (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Hanoi’s 2017 Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

(Don Le) - Vietnamese authorities have been continuing their crackdown on freedom of expression, detaining advocates and drafting cybersecurity laws which target online content critical of the state. This is a worrying sign for Vietnamese activists defending basic rights. This year alone, Vietnamese (...)


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

Vietnam Jails Prominent Blogger For Five Years

(Radio Free Asia) - A court in northern-central Vietnam’s Nghe An province on Monday sentenced prominent blogger and former political prisoner Nguyen Van Oai to five years in prison and four years of house arrest for resisting police officers and leaving his home while on probation, his lawyer (...)