Time-Sensitive and Specific Actions
Newsletter Week of April 17-April 23
Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for blogger Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh – Mẹ Nấm: “Human rights defender Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh, known as blogger Mẹ Nấm (Mother Mushroom) was arrested on 10 October 2016 and has been charged with ‘conducting propaganda’ against the state under Article 88 of Viet Nam’s Penal Code. She is at risk of torture and ill-treatment.”
Newsletter Week of April 10-April 16
Nguyễn Văn Hóa is still being held incommunicado for blogging on the Formosa disaster and faces seven year of imprisonment. Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for the three bloggers, including Hóa, who were arrested in January. “Within 10 days of each other, three unassociated Vietnamese human rights defenders were arrested in January and are currently being held in incommunicado pre-trial detention. With no access to lawyers, they are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.”
Actions You Can Always Take
Watch videos from our Freedom of Expression Interview series or watch our documentary, The Repression of Cyber Dissidents, to learn more about Vietnamese activists and their stories.
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