Physical attack on human rights defender Mr To Oanh

(Front Line Defenders) On 13 July as To Oanh and his wife were travelling by motorbike in Soc Sen district, Hanoi, they were followed by two unidentified men on motorbike who attacked the couple in a remote area.



Vietnamese Protesters Demand Justice Despite Government Settlement on Fish Kills

(Don Le) Netizens have quickly jumped online to share their frustration with the investigation process (...) (17/07/2016)

 

Joint Declaration by Vietnamese Civil and Political Organizations Regarding the Government’s Reaction towards the Environmental Disaster in Central Vietnam

(Vietnamese organizations) It has been three months since fish were found dead off the coast of central Vietnam. This (...) (5/07/2016)

 

Open Letter to Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)

(Viet Tan) The undersigned organisations working to promote and protect human rights online, call on your (...) (1/07/2016)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Australian Member of Parliament Raises Vietnam Human Rights Cases to Foreign Minister

(Chris Hayes) - Australian Member of Parliament and Federal Opposition Whip Chris Hayes wrote a letter to the Foreign Minister Julie Bishop regarding several cases of prisoners of conscience and former political prisoners who have been harassed and intimidated by authorities in prison and following their (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

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 down the Lá Phiếu (Ballot) app. Through a brute force attack, regime hackers attempted to silence the platform for political expression.


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Vietnam After Obama

(Duy Hoang) - When Xi Jinping paid a state visit to Vietnam last November, he was welcomed with a 21-gun salute by his hosts and protests by activists. The Vietnamese did not line the streets to get a glimpse of the China leader and there were no reports of Vietnam’s young people clamoring to take selfies (...)


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

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 (...)