Gaba Rodriguez: Building Feminist Infrastructures

Gaba Rodriguez: Building Feminist Infrastructures

The tech industry’s lack of gender and racial diversity is often a major discussion point every year at the Internet Freedom Festival.We talk to Gaba Rodriguez, who is a computer engineer working to build feminist infrastructures.

A Wife’s Letter, on the Eve of Her Husband’s Trial

A Wife’s Letter, on the Eve of Her Husband’s Trial

Human rights activist Nguyễn Văn Oai is on trial again, after having previously served four years in prison on charges of attempting to overthrow the government. Oai became a father while in prison awaiting trial. His wife Hồ Thị Linh Châu posted a letter to him on her Facebook page, just before he was originally due to appear in court. 

Việt Nam Social Rights Advocate Sentenced to 9 Years for “Propaganda”

Việt Nam Social Rights Advocate Sentenced to 9 Years for “Propaganda”

Vietnamese authorities have sentenced yet another social activist to a lengthy prison term, continuing a spate of heavy-handed punishments against dissent. In a one-day trial, the People’s Court in Hà Nam province sentenced Trần Thị Nga to nine years in prison and five years of house arrest for “conducting propaganda against the State.”

Lụa and Loan, Two Asylum Seekers Rejected by Australia

Lụa and Loan, Two Asylum Seekers Rejected by Australia

Reporter Kathy Triệu is back with another modern refugee story -- one that chronicles the journey of two strong-willed Vietnamese mothers, Trần Thị Lụa and Trần Thị Thanh Loan. They recount fhow several attempts to flee Việt Nam for Australia led them instead to a detention center in Indonesia.

Videographer of Anti-Formosa Protests Charged With "Propaganda"

Videographer of Anti-Formosa Protests Charged With "Propaganda"

[VIDEO] Video journalist Nguyên Văn Hoá captured drone footage of protests against the Formosa steel plant in Hà Tĩnh, Việt Nam, the company at the source of a massive fish kill in 2016. He is now charged with conducting propaganda against the state.

Vietnamese Blogger Phạm Minh Hoàng: “I Cannot Be Stripped of My Citizenship”

 Vietnamese Blogger Phạm Minh Hoàng: “I Cannot Be Stripped of My Citizenship”

A Vietnamese educator who has been prevented from teaching, now finds the last part of his identity stripped from him: His Vietnamese citizenship. Professor Phạm Minh Hoàng, a 61-year-old blogger who writes about human rights, social justice, and corruption in Việt Nam, is on the record from Sài Gòn.