Press Release

June 20, 2021



Vietnam Human Rights Network Releases its Report on Human Rights in Vietnam 2020-2021 


Little Saigon, California – Today, June 20, 2021, the Vietnam Human Rights Network (VNHRN) published its Human Rights Report in Vietnam 2020-2021 through an online forum.

The report aims to present the human rights situation in Vietnam in 2020 and the first five months of 2021.

The report consists of eight chapters corresponding to the fundamental rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The report also includes specific and feasible recommendations to the Vietnamese government, other governments, and organizations with ties to the Vietnamese government, international human rights agencies, and overseas Vietnamese to promote respect for human rights for the Vietnamese people.

In addition, the report has three appendices. Appendix I lists prisoners of conscience arrested and detained in 2020 and the first five months of 2021; Appendix II lists prisoners of conscience currently held in jails in Vietnam; Appendix III lists the Vietnam Human Rights Award 2020.

Several human rights activists in Vietnam have joined with VNHRN in preparing this report, which is available in English and Vietnamese.


The full text of the report is available here:

- in Vietnamese (PDF)

- in English (PDF)

- Video of the online forum


For more information, please contact VNHRN via

Email address,

Or call 1-714-657-9488



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