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’We are jobless because of fish poisoning’: Vietnamese fishermen battle for justice

The Guardian

A year after Vietnam’s worst environmental disaster, lives remain ruined while the government cracks down on protesters seeking compensation. “We used to eat the meat of the pig, but now all we have to eat is the skin” – the Vietnamese saying neatly encapsulates the predicament facing the country’s fishermen, says Nguyen Viet (...) (15/08/2017)


Vietnam Today

Trial Set for Vietnamese Human Rights Defender Nguyen Van Oai

(Viet Tan) - Local authorities notified Oai’s defense lawyer, Ha Huy Son, of the trial set for August 21 in Nghe An province (central Vietnam). Nguyen Van Oai was arrested on January 19 by security police and later charged with “resisting persons on duty” and “failing to comply with sentence” under Articles 257 (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Vietnamese Blogger Phạm Minh Hoàng Detained, Stripped of Citizenship, and Exiled to France

(Global Voices) - Professor Phạm Minh Hoàng learned earlier this month that Vietnam’s president had decided to take away his citizenship. The 61-year-old, who holds dual French-Vietnamese citizenship, is a prominent blogger who writes about human rights, social justice, and corruption in Vietnam. He’s a member of (...)