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Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 7/2021 – Week of February 15-21

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 15-21. After the Lunar New Year, political prisoner Le Anh Hung was denied visits from friends in the hospital where he’s being held for forced mental health treatment. Dissident musician Mai Khoi […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 5/2021 – Week of February 1-7

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of February 1-7. Imprisoned blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc ended his hunger strike after more than two months. Female political prisoner Dinh Thi Thu Thuy has been hospitalized with health issues and has also […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 4/2021 – Week of January 25-31

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of January 25-31. Journalist Nguyen Tuong Thuy has decided not to appeal his 11-year prison sentence, and environmental activist Hoang Duc Binh has again been denied a visit from his family in prison. Facebooker […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 3/2021 – Week of January 18-24

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of January 18-24. Journalist Le Huu Minh Tuan will appeal his 11-year prison sentence, while Pham Chi Dung will not appeal his 15-year sentence. On January 20, The People’s Court of Hau Giang Province […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 2/2021 – Week of January 11-17

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of January 11-17. Tran Huynh Duy Thuc has passed the 50-day mark of his hunger strike and remains in a precarious health situation; read our commentary about the international perception of hunger strikes and why Vietnamese […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 1/2021 – December 21, 2020 – January 10, 2021

Greetings from The 88 Project and Happy New Year! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of December 21-27, December 28-January 3, and January 4-January 10. Three independent journalists– Pham Chi Dung, Nguyen Tuong Thuy, and Le Huu Minh Tuan– were sentenced to a combined 37 years […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 49/2020 – December 14-20

Greetings from The 88 Project! We bring you news, analysis, and actions regarding human rights and civil society in Vietnam during the week of December 14-20. Poet Tran Duc Thach was sentenced to 12 years in prison this week, and authorities in Can Tho Province arrested journalist Truong Chau Huu Danh for “abusing democratic freedoms.” On December […]