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Newsletter Week of August 7-13

Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for the four dissidents involved in various civil society organizations that were arrested under Article 79 on July 30 amidst a brutal summer for activists in Vietnam. They are Nguyen Trung Ton, Nguyen Bac Truyen, Pham Van Troi, and Truong Minh Duc.

You can also take action for Tran Thi Nga with Amnesty International Canada. Find out what you can do, here.

Newsletter Week of July 24-30

Please also take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for Mother Mushroom, as she is being held in incommunicado detention. Support is needed for her appeal.
Sign the petition asking the British government to work to free prisoners of conscience in Vietnam. This is a particularly relevant action for our British followers to take.

Newsletter Week of July 3-9

Take English PEN’s action for Me Nam, “…calling on the Vietnamese authorities to quash Me Nam’s conviction and release her immediately and unconditionally, in accordance with Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to which Vietnam is a state party.”

Read and share FIDH’s “Open Letter: Calling on the government of Vietnam to immediately and unconditionally release Thích Quảng Độ, Nguyễn Văn Đài and Đỗ Thị Hồng.”

Newsletter Week of June 26-July 2

Take PEN International’s action for Me Nam, “calling on the Vietnamese authorities to drop the charges against blogger and human rights defender Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, and release her immediately and unconditionally.”

Newsletter Week of June 19-25

Take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for lawyer Lê Quốc Quân: “Human rights lawyer Lê Quốc Quân has received warnings from Việt Nam’s Ministry of Public Security officials that he and his family could be killed if he meets with visiting foreign dignitaries. They are under surveillance and at risk of being assaulted, injured or killed.”

Newsletter Week of June 12-18

Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for activists at risk of imprisonment and harassment for their protests against Formosa and the environmental fallout from last year’s spill.

Follow us on Twitter @The88Project for up-to-date actions, and check out the “Take Action” section of our weekly newsletter. You can sign up for the newsletter, here.

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.

Stay informed with our Timeline regarding Vietnam and freedom of expression.

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