Catholic Youth Activists Released After 4-Year Sentences in Vietnam

(Radio Free Asia) Two Catholic youth activists released from prison this week after serving four years on charges of attempting to overthrow Vietnam’s communist government said Thursday they refused to accept their convictions and vowed to continue their activism.



Hell Behind Prison Walls

(LOA) When Vietnamese youth around the world came together to record the song Phải Lên Tiếng (Speak Up (...) (22/08/2015)

 

Vietnamese Rapper Nah’s Not-So-Veiled Regime Critique

(The Diplomat) A deadpan rap by a young Ho Chi Minh City-ite Nah has clocked up over 900,000 YouTube views (...) (18/08/2015)

 

Two Catholic Activists Released From Prison

(BBC) Two of the 14 defendants in the group of Vietnamese Catholic youth charged under “attempting to (...) (11/08/2015)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Vietnamese Court Releases Mekong Delta Land Rights Activist

(Radio Free Asia) - Vietnamese authorities released a land activist from prison on Monday, where he was serving a five-year sentence for attempting to overthrow the government. Duong Kim Khai, pastor of a Mennonite church offshoot known as the Cow Shed Church, told RFA’s Vietnamese Service that despite his (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Briefing on Vietnam’s Voices of Conscience

(Viet Tan) - Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Rep. Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), and Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, will host a briefing with activists from Vietnam and Stanford Law School’s Allen Weiner. The briefing will highlight the Government of Vietnam’s mistreatment and (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

20 Years On: How Vietnamese View U.S.-Vietnam Relations

(Viet Tan Alert) - How do politically attuned Vietnamese view General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s upcoming visit and the U.S.-Vietnam bilateral relationship? Viet Tan brings you the latest analysis and key findings of a poll on the eve of the Communist Party chief’s visit to the United (...)


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Vietnam: A not so happy anniversary

(Graham Cooke) - The Australian Navy’s treatment of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers in sending them back to their home country last month after a hurried on-sea ‘assessment’ process, was without any real attempt to discover why the people were leaving and what would happen to them when they were (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief Addresses Human Rights in Key U.S. Trip

(Radio Free Asia) - After a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama that was dogged by protests from Vietnamese exiles and expatriates, the head of Vietnam’s Communist Party said Wednesday that human rights were a top concern of the authoritarian, one-party (...)