Category: Documents

SEAPA on media freedom in Vietnam: Neither side gives way

The Southeast Asian Press Alliance has just released their annual report on media freedom in regional countries, in which the section of Vietnam is still marked with arrests, assaults, site attacks, even cyber wars on Facebook.  Freedom of expression remains…

Charter 2015 (full text)

We, the signers of this Charter, recognize that: Currently, the movement fighting for democracy and human rights in Vietnam has achieved many fast and positive developments. In this context, those in the government who are against progressive reform have been…

36 NGOs worldwide call for the release of Tran Huynh Duy Thuc

On the day that marks 6th year of imprisonment for Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, 18 international NGOs and 18 Vietnamese organizations made a joint statement urging the Vietnamese government to “immediately release” Thuc. They did so in an unprecedented collective attempt…

Report on the case of death-row prisoner Ho Duy Hai

A full report on the case of Ho Duy Hai, 30, a death-row prisoner who is now awaiting execution even though his case, with many blatant violations of due process and international human rights principles, is arousing public concern and…