Human Rights and Digital Security Groups Call for Release of Video Journalist Nguyen Van Hoa

(International Organizations) On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Vietnamese authorities must immediately release Nguyen Van Hoa, a video-journalist who has been detained since January. Mr. Hoa is a digital security trainer, citizen journalist, and contributor to Radio Free Asia. He covered stories about the Formosa environmental disaster which led to mass fish deaths off Vietnam’s coast. Mr. Hoa, 22, was the (...)



Vietnam Cyber Dialogue 2017 Report

(Viet Tan) The first Vietnam Cyber Dialogue was co-hosted by ARTICLE 19, Reporters Without Borders and (...) (1/05/2017)

 

Vietnamese Continue to Demand Justice a Year After Toxic Waste Spill That Caused Massive Fish Kill

(Don Le) Thousands of Vietnamese took to beaches and boats in various towns in central Vietnam and to (...) (11/04/2017)

 

Vietnamese protest one year after Formosa spill disaster

(Reuters) Protests were held at several places along Vietnam’s coast on Thursday, a year after the (...) (11/04/2017)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Female POC Nguyễn Đặng Minh Mẫn beaten and held in solitary confinement in prison

(The 88 Project) - The 88 Project, March 13, 2017: “My daughter Minh Mẫn was beaten and wounded in prison, and she was held in solitary confinement in a stinky cell for 10 days.” Mrs. Đặng Ngọc Minh, mother of Minh Mẫn, shared in an interview with SBTN.


Press Releases

Press Releases

Vietnamese democracy activist Dang Xuan Dieu released from prison

(Viet Tan) - One of Vietnam’s most prominent political prisoners was released and exiled after almost six years of arbitrary detention and harsh treatment. Dang Xuan Dieu arrived in Paris today following sustained pressure for his freedom from the EU, human rights groups, elected officials, and Vietnamese at (...)


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

Former prisonner of conscience Dang Xuan Dieu’s speech at the 9th Geneva Summit

(Dang Xuan Dieu) - In every prison and at every stage of this ordeal, I faced different levels of harassment, all of which were arbitrary interpretations of the law. The law was just on paper — treatment of prisoners have been in accordance with the past practices despite changes in the law. Even Article 1 of our (...)


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

“A prison within a prison within a prison”

(New Mandala) - Exiled dissident Dang Xuan Dieu recounts the horror of his imprisonment in Vietnam to Mong Palatino. I first learned about the case of Vietnamese activist Dang Xuan Dieu in 2014. His friends and supporters were appealing for global support after they learned that Dieu was being mistreated in (...)