Urgent Action: Prisoner of conscience tortured to confess
Journalist and human rights defender Nguyen Van Hoa was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison in December 2017 for reporting on the 2016 Formosa environmental disaster in central Viet Nam. Tortured by the authorities to confess to his “crime”, he is currently being held in solitary confinement as punishment for his refusal to cooperate. Nguyen Van Hoa is a prisoner of conscience and should be immediately and unconditionally released.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 6 JULY 2019
Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Vietnamese to:
Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Số 16, Lê Hồng Phong,
Bà Đình, Hà Nội, Việt Nam
Salutation: His Excellency Prime Minister
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.