(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) Member of Western Australian Parliament Ian Britza wrote to the Prime Minister of Vietnam (...) (15/08/2016)
(Reuters) TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - About 100 activists protested in front of Formosa Plastics Group’s (...) (10/08/2016)
(Duy Hoang) In April, tons of dead fish began washing up along Vietnam’s central coast. For over two months, (...) (10/08/2016)
(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 (...)
(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.
(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 (...)
(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 (...)