Protesters at a human rights rally in Vietnam in April 2012

Viet Nam, Move Beyond Repression

We strongly urge the Vietnamese authorities to cease their crackdown on independent media and those who express dissent. More

Nguyn Huu Vinh and Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy

Nguyen Huu Vinh & Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy | Status: Released | Vietnam

On March 23, 2016, the People’s Court of Hanoi sentenced Nguyen Huu Vinh to five years in prison under Article 258 (2) of Vietnam’s Penal Code for “abusing democratic… 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

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

President Trump's crude and sexist Twitter insults against TV news commentators raise again questions about the content and contours of presidential speech. Responding, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough say… More

Tran Khai Thanh Thuy | Status: In Exile | Vietnam

Tran Khai Thanh Thuy is a renowned novelist, poet, essayist, and editor of the underground democracy journal To Quoc (Fatherland) Review. She is a member of the underground pro-democracy… More