Time-Sensitive and Specific Actions
Newsletter Week of October 9-15
Please take Frontline Defender’s action in support of Tran Minh Nhat, a human rights activist and former prisoner of conscience. He served four years in prison under Article 79. On August 4, police issued a nation-wide wanted order saying that he had violated the terms of his probation from that sentence. He has faced police harassment and physical attacks since his release from prison in 2015.
Newsletter Week of October 2-8
Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh to call on the Vietnamese authorities to ensure that she has access to adequate medical care.
Please also take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for Pham Van Troi, Truong Minh Duc, and Nguyen Trung Ton. The three were arrested on July 30 under Article 79 for ties to the Brotherhood for Democracy. They are being held in incommunicado detention and need access to healthcare treatment.
Newsletter Week of September 25-October 1
Please share the news of Nguyen Viet Dung’s arrest and call for his release, and please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for Nguyen Bac Truyen, whose location has been unknown since he was reported arrested.
Newsletter Week of September 18-24
Share Frontline Defenders’ Urgent Appeal for both Nguyen Van Oai and Tran Thi Nga (scroll towards bottom for pdf), who were both arrested in January 2017 and are now serving 5 and 9 years in prison, respectively.
Newsletter Week of September 11-17
RSF called for the release of Nguyen Van Oai ahead of his trial, which was originally scheduled for August 21 but then postponed to September 18. They are encouraging the use of the hashtag #FreeNguyenVanOai to bring awareness to his case.
Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for Nguyen Bac Truyen, whose location has been unknown since he was reported arrested almost one month ago.
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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