(Global Voices) This edited article by Giang Nguyễn is from Loa, an independent news website and podcast that broadcasts stories about Vietnam, and is republished by Global Voices as part of a content-sharing agreement. It tells the story of land rights activist Can Thi Theu, who was arrested last June for ‘causing public disorder’ during a demonstration. On September 20, she was sentenced to 20 months in (...)
(AFP) Hundreds of fishermen in central Vietnam have filed lawsuits demanding more compensation from a (...) (27/09/2016)
(Reuters) A court in Vietnam sentenced a land rights activist to 20 months in jail on Tuesday for causing (...) (20/09/2016)
(Amnesty International) Prisoner of conscience Trần Thị Thúy’s health has seriously deteriorated since being diagnosed with (...) (15/09/2016)
(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 (...)
(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.
(Duy Hoang) - In April, tons of dead fish began washing up along Vietnam’s central coast. For over two months, the Vietnamese authorities and Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company provided misleading and conflicting responses. The secretive “settlement” announced by the Hanoi government and Formosa on June 30th (...)
(Reuters) - TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - About 100 activists protested in front of Formosa Plastics Group’s headquarters in Taipei on Wednesday demanding it shut its steel project in Vietnam and urged Hanoi to prosecute the Taiwanese firm for environmental (...)