Author Archives: Viet Nam Right Now

Vietnam Path Movement marks 2nd anniversary

The Vietnam Path Movement, one of Vietnam Right Now’s member organizations, celebrated two years of activities since a group of political prisoners, including some still incarcerated, called for its formation. On June 8, the group announced its new leadership team….

Another young man dies in police custody

(VNRN) – A suspect held in police custody had to be brought to the emergency room and died shortly after, while the police has been providing changing explanations for the death, local media reported today. Ly Vi Hung (Lý Vị…

Vietnamese prisoners of conscience harassed in prison

(RFA) – Two jailed Vietnamese online activists who backed protests against China over a territorial dispute with Hanoi in the South China Sea are being regularly harassed in prison, their relatives have said after recent visits. Citizen journalist Ta Phong…

FULL TEXT: In wake of riots, Vietnam Path Movement urges restraint

Following destructive riots that targeted Chinese-owned factories, the Vietnam Path Movement on May 13 urged restraint, reiterated the movement’s commitment to nonviolence and peaceful means, and called for the government and all parties to find a resolution to the chaos….

Violent riots hit Chinese, foreign factories in Vietnam

(RFA) – Anti-Chinese mobs torched and ransacked foreign-owned factories in Vietnam Wednesday to express anger over the deployment of a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea, bringing production to a standstill, workers and factory owners…