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 […]
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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 […]
“To a lot of people from the outside, Vietnam seems open, but it’s not at all.” Khiem Nhu was watched for 6 months; her relationships and her complete private life were under a magnifying glass because she spoke up against the regime. Complete interview coming soon. © 2019 The 88 Project
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 […]
In one of my visits to Khanh, I saw that Khanh’s health was badly deteriorated. Khanh told me that he was under extreme pressure and badly treated by the prison guards. The officials have prohibited Khanh from reading the Bible and English books. Furthermore, since the day that Khanh appealed, the officials threaten that he […]
On May 13, 2019, the public security of Bac Ninh Province issued an arrest warrant and searching order against Trinh Viet Bang, a long-time anti-corruption activist. He was most likely charged under Article 331 of the 2015 Criminal Code for “abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon the interests of the State, the legitimate rights and […]
On May 10, 2019, the People’s Court of Dong Nai province held the first instance trial against Vu Thi Dung (54, living in Tan Phu District) and Nguyen Thi Ngoc Suong (52, living in Dinh Quan District) and sentenced them to six and five years in prison respectively. They were accused of “making, storing, spreading […]
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 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 […]