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.  

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Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Vietnamese to:


Prime Minister 
Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Số 16, Lê Hồng Phong, 
Bà Đình, Hà Nội, Việt Nam
Email: ttll.mfa@mofa.gov.vn 
Salutation: His Excellency Prime Minister


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR AN NGOC TRAN Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam 12-14 Victoria Road W8 5RD 020 7937 1912 Fax 020 7937 6108 officeldn@vietnamembassy.org.uk www.vietnamembassy.org.uk

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