Ahead of National Assembly election, Vietnamese authorities resort to “ballot stuffing” on independent platform for political expression

(Viet Tan) On the eve of the National Assembly elections in Vietnam, state-sponsored hackers fail to shut down the Lá Phiếu (Ballot) app. Through a brute force attack, regime hackers attempted to silence the platform for political expression.



Amid Protests, Vietnamese Look to Obama’s Visit

(Duyen Bui) Vietnamese officials and the Vietnamese people are waiting in anticipation to welcome U.S. (...) (19/05/2016)

 

Voting app for political expression has launched ahead of Vietnam’s National Assembly Election

(Viet Tan) The Lá Phiếu (Ballot) app is now available on Google Play, allowing smartphone users to cast (...) (18/05/2016)

 

No Trade Without Freedom of Information

(Duy Hoang & Christophe Deloire) President Obama is set to host the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (...) (13/02/2016)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Rep. Loretta Sanchez leads bipartisan letter urging President Obama to raise human rights concerns in Vietnam

(Loretta Sanchez) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today led a letter with 19 bipartisan members of Congress urging President Obama to raise concerns about Vietnam’s ongoing human rights violations and to advocate for the release (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Vietnamese authorities must cease attacks on activist Tran Minh Nhat

(Viet Tan) - Tran Minh Nhat, a former prisoner of conscience, was stoned on the head and threatened by local authorities that they would burn his house down. This latest attack on February 22 follows months of harassment including pesticides being spread around his home killing off the family’s livelihood, a (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Vietnamese Have High Expectations for Obama Visit

(Viet Tan Alert) - An overwhelming majority of Vietnamese said they are eager to welcome President Obama when he arrives in Vietnam later this month. President Obama is scheduled to make his first visit to Vietnam later this month amidst a growing wave of political convictions and civic action by many (...)


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

President Obama needs to speak out on free elections in Vietnam

(Brad Adams) - While it’s still anyone’s guess who will win November’s presidential election in the United States, I can tell you with certainty — before a ballot is cast — who will win this year’s election in Vietnam. It will be Gen. Tran Dai Quang. I even know who the next prime minister will be. His name is (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

Obama urged to seek freedom for activists on Vietnam visit

(AP) - WASHINGTON (AP) — An international coalition of human rights groups on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to seek freedom for imprisoned activists when he visits Vietnam next month. The coalition of 19 groups also wants Obama to tell Vietnam’s authoritarian government that its repression of (...)