Vietnam: Release All Political Prisoners

Human Rights Watch|04/11/2017|

November 3, 2017 Over 100 Behind Bars with World Leaders to Attend APEC Summit (New York, November 3, 2017) – The Vietnamese government should immediately release everyone it has detained or imprisoned for peacefully exercising [...]

2017 Crackdown in Vietnam

Viet Tan|13/08/2017|

August 13, 2017 A snapshot of the ongoing crackdown on freedom of expression in Vietnam in 2017. 25 bloggers, human rights defenders and community organisers have been arrested, issued arrest warrants and exiled since the [...]

Việt Nam News Roundup


July 5, 2017 By Nathalie Nhụy Nguyễn 1. Blogger Mother Mushroom Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison Prominent blogger Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh, known by the pen name Mẹ Nấm, or Mother Mushroom, has been [...]

Viet Nam condemned strongly by UN Working Group

Media Legal Defence Initiative|02/07/2017|

June 30, 2017 The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has published an Opinion in June 2017 calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the prominent Vietnamese human rights lawyer and blogger Nguyen Van [...]