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

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 7/2018 – Week of February 12-18

Greetings from The 88 Project, and Chúc Mừng Năm Mới (Happy New Year)! This week, we think of political prisoners and their families on the occasion of Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. Here are a few ways to support and show solidarity with Read More

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 6/2018 – Week of February 5-11

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 February 5-11. On February 6, environmental activists Hoang Duc Binh and Nguyen Nam Phong were sentenced to Read More

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 5/2018 – Week of January 29-February 4

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 January 29-February 4. Tran Hoang Phuc, Vu Quang Thuan, and Nguyen Van Dien were sentenced to 6, Read More

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 4/2018 – Week of January 22-28

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 January 22-28. Environmental activists Hoang Duc Binh and Nguyen Nam Phong will now face trial on February Read More

Vietnam Jails Four for Flying Flag of ‘Saigon Regime’

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has jailed four men for flying the flag of the U.S.-backed Republic of Vietnam, the former state that spanned the southern half of the country until it was reunified at the end of the Vietnam War Read More