Tet 2019 Greetings from Prime Minister of Canada

On the occasion of the new year, the year of the Pig 2019, The Canadian President Trudeau gave the Lunar New Year greeting to the Vietnamese community in Canada; and thanked the contribution of VOICE Canada and the Canadian Vietnamese Network as well.

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Dân biểu Liên bang Úc Chris Hayes nhận xét về hai cựu thực tập sinh của VOICE

Vừa qua, Dân biểu Chris Hayes từ Úc đã gửi một lá thư chia sẻ nhận xét của ông về 2 cựu thực tập sinh của VOICE mà ông đã từng nhận vào văn phòng ông để thực tập. Bên cạnh đó, ông cũng bày tỏ được tiếp…

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The Human Rights Subcommittee sends correspondence to VOICE about Human Rights issues in Vietnam

To deepen the human rights dialogue between Australia and Vietnam which was organized in August 2018, the Executive Director of VOICE, Hoi Trinh, worked with the Australian Human Rights subcommittee on June 19, the same year. Here, Mr. Hoi Trinh presented some recommendations which he sent to the…

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What did VOICE accomplish in 2017 and 2018?

See the pictures below that highlight what we achieved in the past two years, from four main activities: Training, Civil Society, Advocacy and Refugee Resettlement.
We achieved this not only by the efforts of VOICE members but also through the support of volunteers, VOICE affiliates, partners and especially our enthusiastic supporters in Vietnam and around the world. Thank you to all of you who have made this success possible!

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VIETNAM: ‘We hope UN member states will listen to civil society’

Ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Vietnam’s human rights record at the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council on 22 January 2019, CIVICUS speaks to Anna Nguyen from VOICE, a civil society organisation that promotes civil society development and advocates for human rights, including refugee protection,…

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VOICE #GivingTuesday Story

Our story for #GivingTuesday 2018
Our goal for 2018 is to raise $650,000 to resettle 50 stateless Vietnamese refugees living in Thailand.
Some has been living there for more than 20 years, undocumented. Some has been hunted by Communist Vietnam.

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Học lịch sử Việt Nam ở bảo tàng thuyền nhân Bataan, Philippines

Trong thời gian thực tập tại VOICE, do một phần chương trình đào tạo ở Philippines, chúng tôi có cơ hội đi nhiều nơi để tìm hiểu về đời sống chính trị xã hội của đất nước này. Và chuyến đi thăm Bảo tàng thuyền nhân tại Bataan,…

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Lịch chiếu phim Mẹ Vắng Nhà

Hai tháng trước, khi VOICE quyết định sẽ phổ biến cuốn phim tài liệu này, chúng tôi chỉ mong là sẽ chiếu được ở vài thành phố, rồi đến cuối tháng 8 sẽ để lên internet cho đồng bào khắp nơi trên thế giới có thể coi. Thế…

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Giáo sư Đại học Stanford Larry Diamond: 3 lời khuyên dành cho các nhà hoạt động dân chủ Việt Nam

“Các chế độ độc tài như Trung Quốc hay Việt Nam rồi sẽ rơi vào bế tắc bởi những vấn đề do chính họ gây ra,” Giáo sư Larry Diamond khẳng định trong cuộc trao đổi khi ghé thăm văn phòng VOICE hồi tháng Tám vừa…

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The heart-warming words of an 84 years old supporter

Letter to Trinh Hoi
Meaningful work is not easy. There are many terrible people in society. They are dirty and do not want anyone to look cleaner than them. They do not want anyone to become a lotus. They want to pull the lotus into the mud.

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PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCREENING: WHEN MOTHER’S AWAY

VOICE Presents Documentary on Imprisoned Vietnamese Blogger Mother Mushroom Bangkok, 27 June 2018 – Noting the one-year anniversary of her first trial, VOICE reiterates its call for the Vietnamese government to immediately and unconditionally release citizen journalist, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, popularly known as Mother Mushroom,…

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The US Global Magnitsky Act

Sergei Magnitsky was a Russian accountant who, in 2009, was tortured, denied medical attention, and found dead in his Moscow jail cell. Russian authorities had targeted him for his role in exposing a giant tax fraud scheme allegedly involving high-level government officials. In 2012, the US…

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2018 Recommendations for US – Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

Context and Update Vietnam implements a number of vaguely-worded and restrictive laws to punish individuals for exercising fundamental rights including: a. Freedom of Religion Since the new Government of Vietnam came into power in May 2016, at least 59 human…

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Interview with filmmaker Duc Nguyen: “Nothing left to lose”

What is it like to have nothing left to lose, truly? When the skin you walk around in, when your barely satiated and surviving body, is – literally – your only remaining home? And it is threatened – by uncertainties, indefinitions of belonging, by physical dangers and deprivations, and burdened, emotionally and psychically, in the not-always-visible ways that having one’s moorings torn away will do to one? The “stateless” refugees whose stories documentary filmmaker Duc Nguyen profiles in his latest project, Nothing Left To Lose, are all-too-often overlooked cases in the refugee crisis. Some have abided in this limbo state–of “statelessness”–for decades.
Read more in our Q&A with Duc Nguyen, and follow Nothing Left To Lose on Twitter & Facebook to learn more about this situation.

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Suppression of human rights: Hurt the body, temper the spirit

Vu Ngoc Han, is a human rights activist in Vietnam and an intern of VOICE. Below is her speech in “The 2017 Dublin Platform”. This was organized by Front Line Defender in Ireland. The original video from Front Line Defenders…

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