Hanoi regime continues to detain democracy activist Nguyen Quoc Quan

(Viet Tan) Today marks four months of arbitrary detention in a Vietnamese jail for Dr. Nguyen Quoc Quan. A California resident and father of two, Dr. Quan was detained upon arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon - an act promptly denounced by lawmakers from the United States, Europe, and Australia. A long-time member of Viet Tan, Dr. Quan is actively involved with the promotion of peaceful civic (...) (17/08/2012)



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Hanoi regime continues to detain democracy activist Nguyen Quoc Quan

(Viet Tan) - Today marks four months of arbitrary detention in a Vietnamese jail for Dr. Nguyen Quoc Quan. A California resident and father of two, Dr. Quan was detained upon arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon - an act promptly denounced by lawmakers from the United States, Europe, and Australia. A (...)


International Support

Vietnam-Update: Ill-treatment in detention of human rights defender Ms Tran Thi Thuy

(Front Line Defenders) - Front Line Defenders calls on the Vietnamese authorities to quash the conviction of Tran Thi Thuy and to effect her immediate and unconditional release. Front Line Defenders reiterates its call on the authorities to take all necessary measures to guarantee the physical and psychological (...)


Family Letters

My husband, Pham Minh Hoang is innocent!

(Le Thi Kieu Oanh) - Dear friends, My husband, Professor Pham Minh Hoang from the Ho Chi Minh University of Technology, up until now has been detained for nearly 12 months and on August 10, 2011 he will be brought to trial on charges of “attempting to overthrow the socialist government” under article 79 of the penal (...)


 

Hillary’s Message to Hanoi

(Wall Street Journal) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have been disappointed in her efforts to push Southeast Asia toward unity on South China Sea territorial disputes, but that doesn’t mean her pass through the region last week yielded no results. During her brief stay in Hanoi, Mrs. Clinton delivered a (...) (16/07/2012)

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Profiles

Pham Minh Hoang

Prior to being detained by Vietnamese security police on August 13, 2010, Professor Hoang was a lecturer in Applied Mathematics. Realizing that the youth had been failed by a stagnant education system, he organized free courses on leadership skills for his (...)

Pastor Duong Kim Khai

Pastor Khai was quietly arrested on August 10, 2010 under Article 79 of the Vietnamese penal code. His whereabouts and condition are still unknown to his family. Pastor Khai truly embodies the religious spirit of which he preaches, living to serve others in spite of his own difficult and (...)

Tran Thi Thuy

Like many other farmers and merchants, Tran Thi Thuy is a victim of injustice and land grabs. For the last 20 years she has been a devoted campaigner for justice, for both herself and many other victimized persons in Ben Tre whose land was taken away by local government officials. Her family is (...)

Nguyen Thanh Tam

Nguyen Thanh Tam is a member of Viet Tan. For the last 20 years, he has helped victims of corruption in Ben Tre province petition for government redress. In 2011, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention ruled that the Hanoi government’s detention and conviction of Nguyen Thanh Tam and 6 (...)

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Pastor Duong Kim Khai

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