StoryMaker mobile app launched for Vietnamese netizens

(Viet Tan) To support Vietnamese citizen journalists, Article 19, Radio Free Asia (RFA), and Viet Tan have localized the StoryMaker mobile app and trained the first cohort of 20 Vietnamese netizens on its use. In a launch event held in Singapore from May 15-17, Vietnamese attendees received training on reporting, video production, and editing with (...)



Human rights abuses in Vietnam make TPP unacceptable

(Chris Smith & Zoe Lofgren) Among the potential partners in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Vietnam is the only (...) (17/05/2015)

 

Vietnam: A not so happy anniversary

(Graham Cooke) The Australian Navy’s treatment of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers in sending them back to their (...) (4/05/2015)

 

Testimony Regarding the Human Rights Situation in Vietnam in Canada’s House of Commons

(Do Hoang Diem) Viet Tan’s Chairman appeared as a witness before Canada’s Subcommittee on International Human (...) (22/04/2015)


Vietnam Today

Vietnam Today

Obama denounces attacks on press freedom

(AFP) - US President Barack Obama on Friday denounced attacks against media around the world, receiving three journalists from countries that "severely restrict" freedom of the press. Obama’s comments come two days after a report by the human rights group Freedom House said that press freedom around (...)


Press Releases

Press Releases

7th Annual Geneva Summit

(Viet Tan) - On the eve of the UN Human Rights Council’s 2015 session, courageous champions of human rights from around the world will unite to place urgent situations on the international agenda.


Articles & Speeches

Articles & Speeches

40 years on, the journey for freedom continues

(Phong Nguyen & Don Le) - Economic liberalisation doesn’t mean political reform, which is why Vietnamese refugees are still seeking freedom and democracy despite the war ending four decades ago, write Phong Nguyen and Don Le.


Guest Forum

Guest Forum

Time for the US to Get Tough on Vietnam

(Khanh Vu Duc) - The United States’ engagement with Vietnam is, in large part, a failure. Hanoi continues to ply benefits from the US while offering little in return. It is time for the US to demand what kind of relationship Hanoi is seeking with (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan in the News

Vietnamese use ’40 years too many’ tag to call for end to communism

(Al Jazeera) - Some Vietnamese citizens are tagging the country with "40 years too many" to call for an end to communist rule. April 30 marks four decades since the Viet Cong reclaimed Saigon and communism was established. Many are posting signs throughout Vietnam with ‪#‎40NămQuáĐủ ‬ ("40 years too many") to say (...)