After working in the military, Nguyen Nguyen Binh started translating books. But in 2011, a series of political corruption cases caused her to change path, and she started joining social movements for political change. She spoke to us about what it means for her to be a female activist. Watch the interview here.
After the interview, on July 12, 2019, Ms. Binh and 19 family members and supporters of political prisoners were physically attacked by thugs, who they believed to be plain-clothes prison officers and public security officers, while attempting to visit prisoners on hunger strike. Read more in our database.