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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Lawyer Trinh Hoi had a conversation with Mr. Lars Rise, a former Norwegian congressman about the civil society situation in Vietnam.

In the framework of a fundraising drive and advocating for human rights in Vietnam in 2018, in Norway, we had a meeting with Mr. Lars Rise. He is a former Norwegian congressman who had an important contribution in advocating for Vietnamese refugees and those who remain stateless in…

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Anna Nguyen: It is much more intelligent to try, rather than not to try.

The following article is the sharing of Anna Nguyen, VOICE’s Director of Programs, on the occasion of the trip to advocate the human rights of the Vietnamese delegation in Europe. —– “Surely, in the light of history, it is more intelligent to hope rather…

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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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VOICE Executive Director Search

VOICE
Executive Director Search
Application Deadline: Midnight, Monday, December 31, 2018 (US Pacific Standard Time)
Vietnamese Overseas Initiative for Conscience Empowerment (VOICE) is seeking a dedicated Executive Director to lead our dynamic and growing US-based international organization.

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Notice of activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh’s release from prison

NOTICE OF ACTIVIST NGUYEN NGOC NHU QUYNH’S RELEASE FROM PRISON This afternoon October 17, 2018; activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (aka “Mother Mushroom”) was granted freedom from the Vietnamese government after almost two years of imprisonment. Today she was reunited with her family and…

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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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VOICE in conjunction with other NGOs submitted contributions to the Universal Periodic Review

On July 12, 2018, VOICE in conjunction with CIVICUS, Human Rights Foundation, VOICE Vietnam, and the Civil Society Forum submitted contributions to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). This report draws attention to the human rights violations occurring in Vietnam with particular focus on…

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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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Những điều trường học Việt Nam không dạy bạn (Kỳ 2): Lòng yêu sử Việt

Năm 2013, khi hay tin rằng môn Lịch sử sẽ không nằm trong danh sách các môn thi tốt nghiệp, nhiều học sinh trường THPT Nguyễn Hiền ở TP.HCM đã xé nát đề cương môn sử tung xuống sân trường để ăn mừng. Vì lẽ gì…

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Học bổng Xã hội Dân sự VOICE lần thứ 8

VOICE trân trọng thông báo về HỌC BỔNG XÃ HỘI DÂN SỰ – ĐỢT 2, 2018. Học bổng Xã hội Dân sự của VOICE bắt đầu chính thức từ năm 2011, đã trao cơ…

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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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