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 actually broke Vietnam’s laws, however. Instead, the Vietnamese government appears to be trying to punish (...)



Renewed call for action from UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to secure release of Vietnamese blogger activist Le Quoc Quan

(International Organizations) Human rights organisations around the world have again rallied together to demand the immediate (...) (6/09/2014)

 

UN Human Rights Office concerned with the conviction of three human rights defenders in Viet Nam

(OHCHR) The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) is concerned that a court in Viet Nam (...) (30/08/2014)

 

Letter to authorities for Le Quoc Quan

(International Organizations) 2 September is the national holiday in Vietnam. On this day, the Vietnamese president often (...) (28/08/2014)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Members of Congress demand the immediate release of human rights attorney Le Quoc Quan

(Members of Congress) - We write to urge the immediate release of imprisoned human rights attorney Le Quoc Quan, who was arrested in December 2012. We are concerned that Mr. Quan, a well-known blogger and human rights advocate, has been detained on trumped up charges of tax evasion, and is being wrongfully held for (...)


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

Vietnam Blocks Dissident Facebook Pages Through Fake Abuse Reports

(Radio Free Asia) - Authorities in Vietnam are moving to cripple the online voices of dissidents by blasting a deluge of reports on their Facebook pages accusing them of abusing the popular social network, triggering an automatic shutdown of their public pages and profiles, activists (...)


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