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Viet Nam: Three human rights defenders held incommunicado

Amnesty International

Within 10 days of each other, three unassociated Vietnamese human rights defenders were arrested in January and are currently being held in incommunicado pre-trial detention. With no access to lawyers, they are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. (15/02/2017)


Vietnam Today

Vietnamese Authorities Send in the ‘Thugs’ to Beat Activists

(Radio Free Asia) - Vietnamese authorities appear to be systematically cracking down on activists, as environmentalists and others have been attacked by security forces and thugs associated with local police over the past week, RFA’s Vietnamese Service has (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Viet Tan Alert : Former Vietnamese Prisoner of Conscience Re-Arrested

(Viet Tan) - Vietnamese human rights defender, blogger and former political prisoner Nguyen Van Oai has been re-arrested. His wife Ho Thi Chau said Nghe An provincial police arrested Oai, 36, late Thursday evening near his home in Hoang Mai commune (Quynh Luu district, Nghe An province). He has been (...)