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Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 39/2021 – Week of October 4-10

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of October 4-10. Economic pressure has forced the government to ease up on harsh lockdown measures as multinational companies begin to move some production out of Vietnam. But as the months-long lockdown was lifted, hundreds […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 38/2021 – Week of September 27-October 3

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of September 27-October 3. Lockdown in Vietnam’s biggest city was lifted just as economic pressures caused several foreign companies to move production out of the country. Migrant laborers leaving the city were stopped at […]

Covid Testing Gets Ugly

On September 28, 2021, a group of uniformed police and non-uniformed men broke into a unit in the Ehome 4 apartment complex in Vinh Phu district, Binh Duong Province. Their mission: to test resident Hoang Thi Phuong-Lan for SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19). The widely criticized action, which came as clashes between the authorities and citizens during the […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 36/2021 – Week of September 13-19

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of September 13-19. The appeal trial for mother-son defendants was abruptly postponed without notice. A Facebooker was released after completing his sentence. Read a detailed update on a prominent blogger who was kidnapped and […]

Call for Applications: Assistant Director – Remote

Position Description: Assistant Director September 2021 The 88 Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in the United States. Founded in 2012, The 88 Project supports and encourages freedom of expression in Vietnam by sharing the stories of and advocating for Vietnamese activists who are persecuted because of their peaceful dissent. The 88 Project is […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 35/2021 – Week of September 5-12

Greetings from The 88 Project!  We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of September 6-12. Now that Vice-president Kamala Harris’s visit is in the rearview mirror, Vietnam has resumed its regular crackdown on dissent. Five new charges of “anti-state propaganda” were issued this week. The date […]