Vietnam restricted access to Facebook during Obama visit: activists

(Reuters) The Vietnamese government restricted access to Facebook Inc inside Vietnam for several days this week as part of a broader crackdown on human rights and political dissidents during a visit by President Barack Obama, two activist organizations said on Thursday.



From Team Hillary to Vietnam Lobbyist

(The Daily Beast) Did a lobbying firm close to Hillary Clinton help seal the deal to lift the U.S. arms embargo (...) (25/05/2016)

 

Ahead of National Assembly election, Vietnamese authorities resort to “ballot stuffing” on independent platform for political expression

(Viet Tan) On the eve of the National Assembly elections in Vietnam, state-sponsored hackers fail to shut (...) (22/05/2016)

 

PBS Ombudsman addresses holes in “Terror in Little Saigon”

(Duy Hoang) The good news is that Getler, who serves as an independent internal critic within PBS, has (...) (24/11/2015)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Rep. Loretta Sanchez leads bipartisan letter urging President Obama to raise human rights concerns in Vietnam

(Loretta Sanchez) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today led a letter with 19 bipartisan members of Congress urging President Obama to raise concerns about Vietnam’s ongoing human rights violations and to advocate for the release (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Voting app for political expression has launched ahead of Vietnam’s National Assembly Election

(Viet Tan) - The Lá Phiếu (Ballot) app is now available on Google Play, allowing smartphone users to cast their votes and and freely express their political views ahead of Vietnam’s National Assembly elections on May 22. “Lá Phiếu” includes all party and non-party candidates and will give a broad, inclusive look (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Vietnamese Have High Expectations for Obama Visit

(Viet Tan Alert) - An overwhelming majority of Vietnamese said they are eager to welcome President Obama when he arrives in Vietnam later this month. President Obama is scheduled to make his first visit to Vietnam later this month amidst a growing wave of political convictions and civic action by many (...)


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Amid Protests, Vietnamese Look to Obama’s Visit

(Duyen Bui) - Vietnamese officials and the Vietnamese people are waiting in anticipation to welcome U.S. President Barack Obama in about a week. But each have very different reasons for awaiting Obama’s visit.


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

Obama urged to seek freedom for activists on Vietnam visit

(AP) - WASHINGTON (AP) — An international coalition of human rights groups on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to seek freedom for imprisoned activists when he visits Vietnam next month. The coalition of 19 groups also wants Obama to tell Vietnam’s authoritarian government that its repression of (...)