Vietnamese Continue to Demand Justice a Year After Toxic Waste Spill That Caused Massive Fish Kill

(Don Le) Thousands of Vietnamese took to beaches and boats in various towns in central Vietnam and to social media during the first week of April 2017 to protest against a Taiwanese-owned steel plant, one year after its toxic spill caused a massive fish kill and left lingering damage.



Vietnamese protest one year after Formosa spill disaster

(Reuters) Protests were held at several places along Vietnam’s coast on Thursday, a year after the (...) (11/04/2017)

 

Female POC Nguyễn Đặng Minh Mẫn beaten and held in solitary confinement in prison

(The 88 Project) The 88 Project, March 13, 2017: “My daughter Minh Mẫn was beaten and wounded in prison, and she (...) (21/03/2017)

 

“A prison within a prison within a prison”

(New Mandala) Exiled dissident Dang Xuan Dieu recounts the horror of his imprisonment in Vietnam to Mong (...) (16/03/2017)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Viet Nam: Three human rights defenders held incommunicado

(Amnesty International) - Within 10 days of each other, three unassociated Vietnamese human rights defenders were arrested in January and are currently being held in incommunicado pre-trial detention. With no access to lawyers, they are at risk of torture and other (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

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 years of arbitrary detention and harsh treatment. Dang Xuan Dieu arrived in Paris today following sustained pressure for his freedom from the EU, human rights groups, elected officials, and Vietnamese at (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Former prisonner of conscience Dang Xuan Dieu’s speech at the 9th Geneva Summit

(Dang Xuan Dieu) - In every prison and at every stage of this ordeal, I faced different levels of harassment, all of which were arbitrary interpretations of the law. The law was just on paper — treatment of prisoners have been in accordance with the past practices despite changes in the law. Even Article 1 of our (...)


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 Cyber Dialogue

(Viet Tan) - Co-hosted by Viet Tan, the 1st Vietnam Cyber Dialogue (VCD) aims to gather community leaders, activists, policy makers, and technologists working towards improving access to information and greater freedom of expression in Vietnam. The one day event hosted at the Internet Freedom Festival in (...)