Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 40/2017 – Week of November 27-December 3

Nguyen Van Hoa - Source_ Pham Thanh Nghien Facebook - VIETNAM VOICE

Greetings from The 88 Project! We are bringing you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of November 27-December 3. On November 27, journalist Nguyen Van Hoa, who covered the Formosa environmental disaster, was Read More …

VOICE holds Vietnam accountable to human rights agreements on mid-term campaign

VOICE delegation at the UN office in Geneva. From left to right- Anna Nguyen, Le Thi Minh Ha, and Dinh Thao. Vietnam UPR Phái đoàn của VOICE tại Trụ sở Liên Hiệp Quốc tại Geneva. Từ trái sang phải: cô Anna Nguyễn, bà Lê Thị Minh Hà và cô Đinh Thảo. Nguồn: Trang Facebook “VietnamUPR”

VOICE delegation at the UN office in Geneva. From left to right: Anna Nguyen, Le Thi Minh Ha, and Dinh Thao. Source: VietnamUPR Facebook page Haiy Le, October 9, 2017: When the human rights group, Vietnamese Overseas Initiative for Conscience Empowerment Read More …

One Year After Arrest, Demand for Release of Vietnamese Human Rights Defender Me Nam – Civil Rights Defenders

FREE Mẹ Nấm Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh - Một năm sau ngày bị bắt Civil Rights Defender yêu cầu thả tự do cho FREE Mẹ Nấm Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh - VietnamVOICE

Public Statement On 10 October 2016, Vietnamese authorities arrested blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known by her pen name Me Nam (Mother Mushroom), on charges of spreading propaganda against the State. On 29 June, Me Nam was sentenced to 10 Read More …

Vietnam activists face sustained government crackdown ahead of APEC – dpa International

Chính quyền Việt Nam mạnh tay đàn áp nhân quyền trước thềm APEC - VIETNAMVOICE

Months of police action against Vietnamese dissidents has led to at least 12 people being locked up across the country. The crackdown comes ahead of a regional summit in Da Nang in November set to include leaders from throughout the Read More …