Le Anh Hung

In July 2018, authorities arrested independent blogger Le Anh Hung and charged him with “abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon state interests." In October, he went on hunger strike… More

Le Manh Ha

An online commentator, Le Manh Ha was arrested in January 2022 when police raided his house and seized 20 books, two laptop computers, and a cellphone. On October 25,… More

Nguyen Lan Thang

Nguyen Lan Thang has written commentary on current events in Vietnam and around the world, history, and philosophy via his blog on Radio Free Asia since at least 2013.… More

Phan Cong Hai

In November 2019, Phan Cong Hai was arrested for Facebook posts that were deemed "anti-state." In a 2020 trial in which he did not have legal representation in court… More

Tran Hoang Huan

Tran Hoang Tuan was indicted and arrested under investigation for his alleged anti-state propaganda in August 2021. Many believe his arrest was directly related to his criticism of the… More

Bui Van Thuan

Bui Van Thuan was arrested in August 2021 and accused of “anti-state propaganda” for his Facebook page. In November 2022, he was sentenced to eight years in prison and… More

Writers at Risk Database

Nguyen Huu Vinh Anh Ba Sam

A former police officer, Vinh founded a popular blog dedicated to criticism of the government and circumvention of its internet firewall. In 2014, he was arrested for “baseless” and… More