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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 country’s worst environmental disaster was caused by a spill from a steel mill, activists said. Sea life began washing up on April 6, 2016 near a steel plant being developed by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corp. Within weeks, more than 200 km (125 miles) of coast had been (...) (11/04/2017)


Vietnam Today

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 was held in solitary confinement in a stinky cell for 10 days.” Mrs. Đặng Ngọc Minh, mother of Minh Mẫn, shared in an interview with SBTN.


Viet Tan in the News

“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 Palatino. I first learned about the case of Vietnamese activist Dang Xuan Dieu in 2014. His friends and supporters were appealing for global support after they learned that Dieu was being mistreated in (...)