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Legal Initiatives for Vietnam

Legal Initiatives for Vietnam

LIV is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by Đoan Trang and three others. Its mission is to build a democratic society in Vietnam through independent journalism, research, and education.

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Đoan Trang's Profile

Please refer to The 88 Project for details on Đoan Trang's activism.

Đoan Trang's Profile
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Who Is Phạm Đoan Trang?

This article was written in Vietnamese by Tran Phuong and previously published on Luat Khoa Magazine on October 25, 2020. The translation was done by Will Nguyen and published on The Vietnamese Magazine on February 14, 2021. “I believe my life is firmly tied to the nation’s.”For at

Who Is Phạm Đoan Trang?
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Đoan Trang's letter: "Just in case I am imprisoned"

Đoan Trang sent us and some other close friends this letter in both English and Vietnamese, and asked us to release it in case she was imprisoned.

Đoan Trang's letter: "Just in case I am imprisoned"
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When Calls To Free Phạm Đoan Trang Are Not Enough

This op-ed article was written in Vietnamese by Trinh Huu Long and was previously published on the Luat Khoa Magazine on October 10, 2020. The translation was done by Karie Nguyen and published on The Vietnamese Magazine on May 6, 2021. Every time an activist is arrested, several campaigns for

When Calls To Free Phạm Đoan Trang Are Not Enough
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The Woman Of Possibilities

This is a part of an article published in Vietnamese by Luat Khoa Magazine on March 8, 2019. The translation was done by Will Nguyen and published on The Vietnamese Magazine. If someone believed that it was impossible to be a bona-fide journalist in Vietnam’s mainstream media environment, then

The Woman Of Possibilities
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Translation: Tội ác phải bị trừng phạt

Vietnamese language version of "Fighting Impunity: A guide on how civil society can use Magnitsky Acts to sanction human rights violators." (Safeguard Defenders) Download (PDF)

Translation: Tội ác phải bị trừng phạt
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Legal Briefing On Democracy Activist Phạm Thị Đoan Trang’s Arrest

From The Vietnamese magazine.

Legal Briefing On Democracy Activist Phạm Thị Đoan Trang’s Arrest
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Report/Co-author: Báo cáo Đồng Tâm/Đồng Tâm Report

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Report/Co-author: Báo cáo Đồng Tâm/Đồng Tâm Report
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Book: Cẩm nang nuôi tù

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Book: Cẩm nang nuôi tù
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Book: Politics of a police state

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Book: Politics of a police state