Time-Sensitive and Specific Actions
Newsletter Week of December 4-10
Please 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.
And please consider making a donation via the NOW! Campaign to support families of political prisoners.
Newsletter Week of November 27-December 3
Take PEN International’s action for Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (Me Nam), calling for her immediate release from prison, and Amnesty International’s Urgent Action to demand that Vietnamese authorities ensure that she has access to adequate medical care.
Previous Actions (since October 2017)
Share Front Line Defender’s Urgent Appeal (scroll for pdf of Appeal) and Vietnamese civil society’s Joint Statement following the detention of three human rights activists by police after their meeting with EU officials. They call on the Vietnamese government to cease the harassment and surveillance of the activists and to return Pham Doan Trang’s confiscated phone and computer.
Please take Amnesty International’s Urgent Action for Nguyen Bac Truyen, whose location is still unknown almost three months after his arrest.
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.
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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