Pham Doan Trang speaking on VOA

PEN America Reacts to Pham Doan Trang Conviction

"This sentence represents a heinous violation of Trang’s fundamental rights and of Vietnamese authorities’ commitments under international law,” said Karin Deutsch Karlekar, director of Free Expression at Risk Programs… More

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

Crackdown Persists

International PEN is alarmed by another wave of arrests in Vietnam, in which a number of writers and activists have been arrested in recent weeks for their dissenting views… More

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