Renewed call for action from UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to secure release of Vietnamese blogger activist Le Quoc Quan

International Organizations

Human rights organisations around the world have again rallied together to demand the immediate release of Le Quoc Quan, a prominent lawyer, journalist and human rights defender who has spoken critically against the Vietnamese government. (6/09/2014)

Vietnam Today

UN Human Rights Office concerned with the conviction of three human rights defenders in Viet Nam

(OHCHR) - The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) is concerned that a court in Viet Nam has convicted and imprisoned three human rights defenders for their peaceful human rights work. On 26 August 2014, the Dong Thap Provincial People’s Court sentenced Ms. Bui Thi Minh Hang, Ms. Nguyen Thi (...)

Viet Tan in the News

Vietnam Blocks Dissident Facebook Pages Through Fake Abuse Reports

(Radio Free Asia) - Authorities in Vietnam are moving to cripple the online voices of dissidents by blasting a deluge of reports on their Facebook pages accusing them of abusing the popular social network, triggering an automatic shutdown of their public pages and profiles, activists (...)