Entries by kayleedolen

Update on Dang Thi Hue’s situation: BOT protester arrested and held on charges of “disturbing public order”

Protests against the improper location of and overcharging at BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) toll stations have taken place in many sections of highways and bridges nationwide. BOTs are owned/partially owned by private companies, which will recover their capital and earn profits by charging fees to drivers during certain hours of the day, according to the contract with […]

Phan Kim Khánh – Letters from Prison

Phan Kim Khanh is a currently serving six years in prison for his peaceful activism. He advocated for multi-party democracy and human rights and administered several blogs, YouTube channels, and Facebook pages. He was a university student at the time of his arrest in 2017. Behind bars, he has faced difficulties in appealing his sentence. […]

Human Rights Watch, Statement on Nguyen Quoc Duc Vuong, October 2019

Featured Image: a profile picture on Vuong’s Facebook with a caption that calls for the release of political prisoner Tran Huynh Duy Thuc. Source: Facebook Vuong Nguyen Take action with Human Rights Watch (HRW) for Nguyen Quoc Duc Vuong, a businessman and Facebooker who was arrested in late September. Share this statement, urging authorities to free him and […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 41/2019 – Week of October 7-13

Featured Image: Nguyen Nang Tinh, Source: Nghe Anh Times. 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 October 7-13. After enduring death threats from his cellmates, Nguyen Ngoc Anh was viciously attacked in prison and then put into solitary […]

Reporters Without Borders, Statement on Attack of Journalist Kieu Dinh Lieu, October 2019

Take action for journalist Kieu Dinh Lieu, who was beaten unconscious while reporting on illegal logging and corruption, by sharing Reporters Without Borders’s statement calling for an investigation into the case. On September 26, 2019, Kieu Dinh Lieu was beaten by three unidentified men. He suffered a brain injury and had to seek medical treatment. Before being […]