In this first episode of our interview series with female activists in Vietnam, we had the honor to speak with Pham Doan Trang, a dissident journalist and prolific writer. In this interview, Trang shares with us an intimate account of what it means to be a female activist in authoritarian Vietnam – the risk and […]
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Vietnam annually celebrates April 30 as the Reunification Day and Liberation of Saigon, a historical event that marked the end of the prolonged war which the Communist Party of Vietnam calls the “Resistance War Against America.” For the North under the Communist Party, or the South under the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, this war caused […]
Greetings from The 88 Project! Before presenting our regular news summary, we would like to make a special announcement. After months of hard work, we are excited to release our new website. The new website features additional tools and more information on activists at risk and political prisoners in Vietnam: An expanded Database of Persecuted Activists in Vietnam; an interactive Map […]
Pham Doan Trang has a message for all women. “Our fight is not only against dictatorship, it’s also a fight to free ourselves, from our own ideological constraints.” Full interview coming soon. © 2019 The 88 Project
The 88 Project is pleased to launch the new design of our website https://the88project.org/ on May 3, World Press Freedom Day, 2019. Our previous website was a good way to get started, more than six years ago now. Over the last year, however, thanks to your support, we have grown as an organization. The expanded […]
Suffering detention or imprisonment merely on account of one’s political or religious beliefs is a harsh reality (as well as a state practice that is both internationally condemned and a violation of law in most developed countries). Yet such suffering is magnified immeasurably when a political prisoner is no longer able to provide or care […]
Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for political prisoner Huynh Truong Ca. He is battling several ailments while in prison, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and lung disease. Earlier in March, he was transferred to a new prison, which is farther away from his family. Ca, who is co-founder of the pro-democracy, constitutional rights group Hien Phap, was arrested […]
Please sign Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT)-France’s petition demanding the French President raise human rights with the Vietnamese government and calling for the release of Tran Thi Nga, as well as political prisoners Nguyen Trung Ton and Le Dinh Luong. The petition can be accessed here (available in English, Vietnamese, and French)!
August 2018: Take action with Amnesty International for Tran Thi Nga, who has endured beatings and death threats at the hands of her assigned cellmate as part of alleged retaliation from prison authorities. Call on the Vietnamese authorities to immediately ensure Nga’s safety and to release her from prison. September 2018: Take action with ACAT-France for Tran Thi Nga. […]