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 many strategic (...)



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 (...) (22/08/2014)

 

Vietnam Abusing Facebook Reporting Tools To Stifle Dissent

(Tech Dirt) It’s funny how strong-arming governments, theoretically able to bypass the red-tape that makes (...) (11/08/2014)

 

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 (...) (6/08/2014)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

US Senate Issues Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Chinese ADIZ

(The Diplomat) - What do U.S. legislators think about China’s recent moves in the East and South China Seas? Well, we got a pretty good idea last Thursday when the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan resolution in essence condemning China’s actions and ambitions in (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Group of human rights organizations hosts Vietnam UPR side event at the Palais des Nations

(International Human Rights Organizations ) - GENEVA - In advance of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s Universal Periodic Review, a group of Vietnamese and international human rights organizations will host a side event on February 4, 2014 at the Palais Des Nations to shine a spotlight on the most egregious human rights abuses in Vietnam (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Vietnamese Government ‘Opinion Shapers’ Target Activist Facebook Pages

(Duy Hoang) - In recent weeks, well-known Vietnamese activists have found themselves suddenly unable to log in to their Facebook accounts. Their personal pages have been suspended for “abuse” even though there was no apparent violation of any Facebook (...)


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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