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 Read More

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 Read More

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 18/2018 – Week of April 30-May 6

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 April 30-May 6. Retired military officer and pro-democracy activist Tran Anh Kim is in failing health in Read More

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 17/2018 – Week of April 22-29

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 April 23-29. Environmental activist Hoang Duc Binh’s harsh 14-year sentence was upheld on appeal, and authorities have Read More