More members in the international community call on Vice President Kamala Harris to raise human rights concerns during her upcoming trip to Vietnam. 10 human
60 Vietnamese American Organizations Urge Kamala Harris to Address the Deteriorating Human Rights Conditions in Vietnam
With Vice President Kamala Harris’ upcoming trip to Vietnam, 60 Vietnamese American organizations have co-signed a letter emphasizing the importance of defending human rights. These
People infected or suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus are not properly cared for and are rather seen as “pathogens.”
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam growing increasingly serious, the Vietnamese government continues to ignore the mistakes they have made without making appropriate adjustments.
After years of aggression against Vietnamese fishermen and other countries, the Chinese government has legalized force at sea by passing the Coast Guard Law on January 22, 2021. This law allows the Chinese Coast Guard to use weapons to attack foreign ships in waters that Beijing unlawfully claims.
Viet Tan welcomes the United States and Australia’s rejection of China’s claims in the South China Sea
Vietnamese people have long objected to China’s hegemony in the South China Sea. Yet, the Vietnamese government continues to imprison activists such as Le Dinh Luong, Nguyen Nang Tinh, Nguyen Van Hoa, Tran Hoang Phuc, and many others for speaking out in defense of Vietnam’s territorial sovereignty.
While the world focused on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few weeks, the Vietnamese government has increased suppression on freedom of information and speech by continuing to detain independent journalists and human rights defenders.
Australian MP Chris Hayes Delivers a Message to the Vietnamese-Australian Community on the 45th Commemoration of Black April
Australian Member of Parliament Chris Hayes delivered a video message to the Vietnamese-Australian community on his Facebook page to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the
April 30, 1975 marks the end of the Vietnam War and the reunification of North and South Vietnam under the North Vietnamese communist regime. Not
To help cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, Viet Tan has donated and distributed more than 120,000 masks to various communities throughout Vietnam. According to health officials, masks have been effective in reducing the spread of the disease.
The Vietnamese government’s continued imprisonment of Chau Van Kham, a Sydney-based human rights activist and member of Viet Tan, is an affront to Australia and basic human rights.
In a shocking series of events, on January 9, Vietnamese authorities mobilised 3000 riot police to raid Hoanh Hamlet, Dong Tam Commune, and kill 84-year-old community leader Le Dinh Kinh. This ruthless and disproportionate use of violence before the Lunar New Year is yet another tactic Vietnamese authorities have used to suppress land rights demands by the people of Dong Tam.
The recent violent land dispute spotlights serious issues that remain to be addressed. Thousands of Vietnamese security police stormed a village on the outskirts of