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Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 25/2019 – Week of June 17-23

Featured Image: Political prisoner Truong Minh Duc 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 June 17-23. Political prisoner Truong Minh Duc has reported on extreme heat in his prison; prisoners launched a hunger strike to demand improved conditions. Michael […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 24/2019 – Week of June 10-16

Featured Image: Protesters on October 31, 2018 in The People’s Court of Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan province, Source: Zing.vn 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 June 10-16. Political prisoner Le Anh Hung’s family has asked the prison […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 23/2019 – Week of June 3-9

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 June 3-9. A court in Ben Tre province sentenced shrimp farmer and Facebooker Nguyen Ngoc Anh to six years in prison. The trial of Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen, Huynh Duc Thanh Binh, […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 22/2019 – Week of May 27-June 2

Featured Image: Political prisoner Huynh Thuc Vy 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 May 27-June 2. Read about Doan Dinh Nam’s family’s attempts to have his sentence canceled as he battles kidney disease, as well as the latest update […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 21/2019 – Week of May 20-26

Featured Image: Dang Ngoc Tan and Pham Thanh at trial. Source: Nhan Dan 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 May 20-26. Several prisoners are on hunger strike protesting the treatment of imprisoned journalist Nguyen Van Hoa, which Amnesty International […]

Forced Exile and Its Implications for Activist Movements: The Case of Tran Huynh Duy Thuc 10 Years After His Arrest

Featured Image: Used in the Amnesty International Report: ASA 41/007/2013 – Silenced Voices. Prisoners of Conscience in Viet Nam May 24 marks 10 years since Tran Huynh Duy Thuc was arrested in Vietnam. In January 2010, the bright engineer and entrepreneur was sentenced to an astounding 16 years in prison for his political, economic, and […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 20/2019 – Week of May 13-19

Featured Image: Nguyen Danh Dung, Artwork by Dinh Truong Chinh for The 88 Project 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 May 13-19. Disturbing details have emerged about the treatment of political prisoners Le Anh Hung and Nguyen […]

Environmental Activist Hoang Duc Binh Completes Second Year in Prison, Subjected to Harsh Treatment

Video by Chuyện của Thịnh May 15 marks two years since environmental and labor rights activist Hoang Duc Binh was arrested in a violent spectacle in Nghe An province. Since his arrest, he has faced extremely difficult prison conditions due to his activism, as well as numerous health issues. Binh was inspired to get involved […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 19/2019 – Week of May 6-12

Featured Image: Activists Vu Thi Dung and Nguyen Thi Ngoc Suong at trial this week in Dong Nai province, Source: Tuoi Tre Newspaper 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 May 6-12. Two women were tried this week in Dong […]