Human rights defender Mr Dang Xuan Dieu severely mistreated in prison

(Front Line Defenders) On 7 October 2014, the former cell mate of imprisoned Vietnamese human rights defender Mr Dang Xuan Dieu reported the severe, inhuman treatment of Dang Xuan Dieu who has been held in isolation and unable to communicate with anyone outside of the prison since April 2014, when he began a long-term hunger strike in protest over prisoners’ (...)



Austalian MP Bernie Ripoll calls for the release of Dang Xuan Dieu

(Bernie Ripoll) Dear Minister, I write to you in relation to Dang Xuan Dieu whom is currently incarcerated for (...) (14/10/2014)

 

158 German scholars urge Chancellor Merkel to call for Le Quoc Quan’s release

(German scholars) Dear Madam Chancellor, Le Quoc Quan is a Vietnamese human rights lawyer, democracy activist (...) (12/10/2014)

 

Vietnamese Engineer-Activist Treated Like a ‘Slave,’ Humiliated in Jail

(Radio Free Asia) A Vietnamese engineer imprisoned for his activism has been beaten, humiliated and treated like (...) (9/10/2014)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

US Senator Ed Markey speaks out for Ms Bui Minh Hang

(Ed Markey) - Dear Secretary Kerry: I write to you regarding three people who are currently being held by Vietnam’s government and have been charged with public disorder. The three individuals, Ms. Bui Minh Hang, Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh and Nguyen Van Minh, appear to be facing prosecution not because they (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Hanoi government must stop attacks against Vietnam’s Facebook community

(Viet Tan) - In a heavily-censored and closed media environment such as Vietnam’s, Facebook has become a vital platform for Vietnamese civil society. Many Vietnamese use Facebook to share information and participate in uncensored debate. Citizen journalists are able to communicate with an audience in the (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Rights before weapons for Vietnam

(Duy Hoang) - Earlier this month, Senator John McCain indicated that it was time for the United States to consider selling lethal weapons to Vietnam after a 30-year embargo. The recent maritime standoff between Beijing and Hanoi over Chinese oil exploration off the central coast of Vietnam exposed Hanoi’s (...)


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Time for the US to Get Tough on Vietnam

(Khanh Vu Duc) - The United States’ engagement with Vietnam is, in large part, a failure. Hanoi continues to ply benefits from the US while offering little in return. It is time for the US to demand what kind of relationship Hanoi is seeking with (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

Vietnamese Catholic Dissident Freed After More Than Three Years in Prison

(Radio Free Asia) - A Vietnamese Catholic activist was freed Thursday after serving more than three years in prison, where he said he had nearly died from a beating and had suffered repeated humiliation by guards who denied him access to the Bible.


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