Crackdown on Vietnam's voices
Crackdown on Vietnam's voicesBloggers and activists charged with subversion against the state.
How far will Vietnam’s government go to censor bloggers and citizen journalists? Last week, 14 activists were sentenced to up to 13 years in prison for attempted subversion. Human rights groups say Vietnam’s crackdown on dissent is intensifying. We examine the limits of free speech in Vietnam and the role online media is playing in their society.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Former Director of the Vietnamese Service at Radio Free Asia
Eva Galperin, @evacide
International Freedom of Expression Coordinator, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Diem Do, @viettan
Chairman, Viet Tan
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