Le Huu Minh Tuan is a young professional who expressed his concern for human rights in Vietnam starting at a very young age. He has participated in the Independent Journalists Association of Vietnam since 2015 and has joined many collective movements across the country. He was arrested in June 2020 and sentenced to 11 years […]
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Imprisoned blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc remains on the hunger strike that he began on November 23. On November 30, Thuc’s family reported that they were able to visit him in prison. He told them he had been on a hunger strike for seven days, that he had lost 3.5kg, and his blood pressure had been […]
Imprisoned blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc is in critical condition after being on a hunger strike since November 23, 2020. Thuc has been trying to get the Vietnamese High Court to review his request to have his sentence reduced based on changes in the 2015 Criminal Code. Thuc was charged with “preparing to commit a […]
In this short but succinct interview that was filmed prior to her arrest, journalist Pham Doan Trang discusses her activism in starkly personal detail. Trang explains her goals and wishes, not just for herself but also for the groups she’s been involved with. She describes certain negative patterns she sees with many human rights organizations […]
One form of psychological abuse in Vietnamese prisons is sending political prisoners to a mental institution against their will, even though they have no history of mental illnesses. Le Anh Hung‘s case is one example. Hung, a blogger and reporter, often wrote articles sharply criticizing the Vietnamese government and its corruption. He was detained in […]