Writers at Risk Database

Nguyen Vu Binh

A former state media journalist, in 2001 Nguyen left to form his own pro-democracy political party. He was imprisoned from 2002-2007 at a labor camp for writing critical of… More

Writers at Risk Database

Truong Duy Nhat

A Radio Free Asia reporter and blogger known for his critical exposés on Vietnam's ruling Communist Party, Truong was abducted and detained by Vietnamese agents in Thailand in January… More

Do Nguyen Mai Khoi

Once hailed as the ‘Lady Gaga of Vietnam,’ Mai Khoi transformed her career from pop star to protest singer after speaking out against Vietnamese censorship in her music. As… More

Writers at Risk Database

Nguyen Huu Vinh

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

Nguyen Quynh

Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (Mother Mushroom) | Status: In Exile | Vietnam

Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, better known as “Mother Mushroom,” is a prominent independent blogger, whose blog addresses social concerns in Vietnam. More