Viet Nam: Conviction of youth activists highlights authorities’ retrograde attitude to human rights

(Amnesty International) The convictions of two young men - Nguyễn Hữu Quốc Duy and Nguyễn Hữu Thiên An - on charges of “conducting propaganda against the state” on 23 August 2016 highlight the failure of the authorities in Viet Nam to come to terms with the increased willingness of people in Viet Nam to express dissent.



Ian Britza Calls for Release of Land Rights Activist Can Thi Theu

(Ian Britza) Member of Western Australian Parliament Ian Britza wrote to the Prime Minister of Vietnam (...) (15/08/2016)

 

Activists demand Formosa Plastics Group shut steel unit in Vietnam

(Reuters) TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - About 100 activists protested in front of Formosa Plastics Group’s (...) (10/08/2016)

 

Statement by Viet Tan at Formosa Headquarters

(Duy Hoang) In April, tons of dead fish began washing up along Vietnam’s central coast. For over two months, (...) (10/08/2016)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Three Things You Need To Know about the South China Sea Verdict

(Loa) - It looks like China is in hot waters, as far as its patrols and military buildup in the South China Sea are concerned. This is the area China has delineated by a nine-dash line across much of the South China Sea. If you’ve seen it on a map, it looks like the letter “U” or a tongue sticking out (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

Environmental Justice for Vietnam

(Viet Tan) - Viet Tan alongside Vietnamese and Taiwanese civil society organizations will be holding a press conference at the headquarters of Formosa Plastics Corporation (Dunhua North Road, Taipei 201) at 10am on August 10th.


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

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 following the Vietnamese government’s media conference regarding the cause of the environmental disaster which led to 70 tonnes of dead fish being washed up (...)


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Speech by Catholic Priest Dang Huu Nam regarding the Formosa environmental disaster

(Dang Huu Nam) - A Catholic Priest from one of the affected areas in Vietnam, Reverend Dang Huu Nam, pre-recorded his speech as he was prevented from attending the press conference in Taipei.


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

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 delegation to support the adoption of a strong and consensus resolution on “the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet” (A/HRC/32/L.20). The resolution is the joint (...)