Incident Group: Crackdown on the Liberal Publishing House

As an independent publisher which emerged with the backing of many prominent activists and authors in Vietnam, such as Pham Doan Trang, the Liberal Publishing House’s books were hits with the public. However, it also turned the publisher into a target for the authorities' harassment Along with the extensive forceful search for Pham Doan Trang, many individuals with any connection with to publisher (including shippers and recipients) have been brutally targeted and harassed.

Nguyen Bao Tien

Nguyen Bao Tien, arrested May 5, 2021 (Province: Phu Yen)

Pham Le Vuong Cac

Pham Le Vuong Cac, Summoned and questioned for alleged involvement in Liberal Publishing House (Province: Ho Chi Minh)

Phung Thuy

Phung Thuy, detained and tortured for delivering independently published books (Province: Ho Chi Minh)