December 17, 2015

Vietnam: Release Nguyễn Văn Đài (UA 292/15)




Vietnamese human rights lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài was arrested on charges of “conducting propaganda” against the state on 16 December. He is in detention pending investigation and at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
1) Please write immediately in English, Vietnamese or your own language:
  • Urging the authorities to release Nguyễn Văn Đài immediately and unconditionally as he is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression and for his activities promoting human rights;
  • Urging them to ensure that he is not subjected to torture and other ill-treatment while in detention;
  • Urging them to treat him in accordance with the UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners and to ensure that he is given full access to lawyers, doctors and his family.
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.

3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact!
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with "UA 292/15" in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent;
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.