Browsing Tag Vietnam

Dieu Cay: One Year of Freedom

Dieu Cay: One Year of Freedom

By | October 2, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Dieu Cay, was released from prison on October 21, 2014. PEN Canada caught up with him to see how he is adjusting to exile in California.

Posted in: Blog

Vietnam: Blogger Ta Phong Tan Released

Vietnam: Blogger Ta Phong Tan Released

By | September 20, 2015 at 2:16 pm

PEN International and PEN Canada welcomed the release of Vietnamese blogger Ta Phong Tan on 19 September 2015.

Posted in: Campaigns

The Shock of Freedom: Dieu Cay’s Life After Prison

The Shock of Freedom: Dieu Cay’s Life After Prison

By | January 15, 2015 at 12:52 pm

In October 2013, blogger Dieu Cay received PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award for his courageous dissent and continued advocacy for human rights in Vietnam despite a crackdown on online writing by authorities. Lawyer and human rights activist Christine Dang accepted the award in Toronto on Dieu Cay’s behalf who was, at the time,  serving a 12-year […]

Posted in: Blog, News

PEN Welcomes the Release of Vietnamese Blogger Dieu Cay

PEN Welcomes the Release of Vietnamese Blogger Dieu Cay

By | October 22, 2014 at 2:20 pm

PEN Canada welcomes the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyễn Văn Hải, widely known by his pen name “Dieu Cay,” who has been jailed since April 2008.

Posted in: News

Dieu Cay wins PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award

Dieu Cay wins PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award

By | October 22, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Vietnamese blogger Dieu Cay will receive the One Humanity Award at PEN Canada’s annual benefit at the 34th International Festival of Authors (IFOA) on October 24, 2013.

Posted in: News

Vietnam’s Fearless Bloggers

Vietnam’s Fearless Bloggers

By | July 31, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Dieu Cay’s case highlights the government of Vietnam’s increasing sensitivity to dissident bloggers and human rights activists. Dana Wagner considers what is at stake in Vietnam’s blogosphere, and why the government has responded so harshly to peaceful criticism.

Posted in: Blog

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 23, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 23, 2013

By | July 24, 2013 at 10:13 am

PEN Canada’s WiPC has learned that Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay) has been on a hunger strike since June 23, 2013, in protest at his detention conditions.

Posted in: Campaigns

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | September 26, 2012

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | September 26, 2012

By | September 28, 2012 at 9:26 pm

VIETNAM: Three bloggers jailed for ‘anti-state propaganda’ PEN Canada’s Writers in Prison Committee  is shocked at the sentences handed down to bloggers Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay), Ta Phong Tan and Phan Thanh Hai on September 24, 2012. The bloggers were sentenced to 12, 10 and four years in prison respectively for  ‘anti-state propaganda’ in […]

Posted in: Campaigns

© PEN Canada 2019 · 401 Richmond St. W., Suite 258, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3A8 · Phone: 416 703 8448
· Charitable Business Number 88916 2541 RR0001