Entries by Huong Nguyen

Interview with Pham Doan Trang

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 […]

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 18/2019 – Week of April 29-May 5

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 […]

Amnesty International, Urgent Action for Huynh Truong Ca, March 2019

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 […]

ACAT-France, Petition for Tran Thi Nga, Nguyen Trung Ton, Le Dinh Luong, December 2018

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)!

Actions for Tran Thi Nga, August – October 2018

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. […]