(Al Jazeera) Last week prominent Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Quynh, known by the pen name Mother Mushroom, was arrested and charged with “propagandising” against the state. The government also alleges she is affiliated with a group they call a "terrorist" organisation. But according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Quynh, a founding member of the Network of Vietnamese Bloggers, has faced constant (...)
(The Washington Post) THIS MAY, in a visit to Vietnam, President Obama announced he was lifting the embargo on (...) (22/10/2016)
(Asian Correspondent) The Vietnamese government has officially declared Viet Tan, a California-based anti-Communist (...) (8/10/2016)
(Viet Tan) Viet Tan is a pro-democracy organization working to promote social justice and human rights (...) (7/10/2016)
(Global Voices) - This edited article by Giang Nguyễn is from Loa, an independent news website and podcast that broadcasts stories about Vietnam, and is republished by Global Voices as part of a content-sharing agreement. It tells the story of land rights activist Can Thi Theu, who was arrested last June for (...)
(Viet Tan) - Viet Tan alongside Vietnamese and Taiwanese civil society organizations will be holding a press conference at the headquarters of Formosa Plastics Corporation (Dunhua North Road, Taipei 201) at 10am on August 10th.
(Don Le) - Around 10,000 to 15,000 people joined a non-violent protest outside the steel plant of a company accused of polluting a waterway that triggered a massive fish kill off Vietnam’s central coast.
(Reuters) - TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - About 100 activists protested in front of Formosa Plastics Group’s headquarters in Taipei on Wednesday demanding it shut its steel project in Vietnam and urged Hanoi to prosecute the Taiwanese firm for environmental (...)