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Tran Quoc Hien is an attorney and union rights activist. He is member of Blog 8406 and spokesperson of the United Workers and Farmers Association. After a failed attempt to organize a protest for farmers, victims of in injustice in 2006, he was arrested and sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment in 2007. Upon the end of his imprisonment, he continued his political activities, and continued to be harassed by public security forces. He fled the country as a consequence in August 2012 to Thailand to seek political asylum to a third country. He currently awaits for a decision from the UNHCR.  Read More