Entries by Huong Nguyen

Truong Thi Ha’s Testimony About Police’s Use of Torture Against Her and Fellow Activists on June 17, 2018

Truong Thi Ha was a law student when she participated in the June 2018 protests – first on June 10 during the nation-wide protests against the draft laws on Cybersecurity and Special Economic Zone, and then on June 17, on which day Ha and many other activists became victims of a concerted and violent effort […]

Call for Application: Vietnam Human Rights Research Officer – Part-time, Remote

Background The 88 Project’s mission is to support and encourage freedom of expression in Vietnam by sharing the stories of and advocating for Vietnamese activists who are persecuted because of their peaceful dissent. We document the situation of Vietnamese political prisoners and activists and their families and share the information through our website, database of […]

Interview with Nguyen Thi Khiem Nhu

 Nguyen Thi Khiem Nhu, born 1987 in Dak Lak, is a book editor and freelance writer based in Ho Chi Minh City. She graduated from the Literary Creation & Critique faculty at the Hanoi University of Culture, and has published two collections of short stories. Khiem Nhu has been actively voicing her opinions on […]

Activists Issued A “Collective Declaration” Denouncing Systematic Violation of Right to Freedom of Movement

On May 24, 2019, 44 activists in Vietnam jointly issued a “Collective Declaration by Those Whose Freedom of Movement Has Been Violated” (hereinafter Declaration) in which they denounce the restriction of their movement by people believed to be working for the government. According to the Declaration, this violation of the basic right to freedom of […]

Appeal for Help from Hoang Duc Binh’s Mother

Nghệ An, May 24, 2018 To: –        The governments of all democratic countries in the world –        The European Union –        All international Human Rights Organizations –        Environmental Protection organizations Dear all, My son Hoàng Đức Bình was born on February 10, 1983. In 2016, the Formosa plant dumped untold amounts of toxic waste into […]

More Than 39 Years in Prison For Two Activists in Binh Thuan Province As Persecution Against June 2018 Protesters Continues

On May 21, 2019, the People’s Court of Binh Thuan Province held a trial against Dang Ngoc Tan and Pham Thanh, two protesters who had participated in mass demonstrations against the bills on Special Economic Zones and Cybersecurity on June 10 and 11, 2018 in Binh Thuan province. They were sentenced to 17 years and […]