POINT COMFORT, Texas – Các nhà hoạt động xã hội, đã tố cáo sự việc Formosa làm ô nhiễm đường thủy Texas của nhà máy Formosa Texas, sẽ biểu dương bằng thuyền máy trên con sông nhỏ bên cạnh nhà máy Formosa vào sáng thứ Bảy và tổ chức một cuộc họp báo tại đây để yểm trợ cho phiên tòa thứ Hai 25 tháng 5 tại Tòa án Liên Bang Victoria.
February 1, 2019, nine EU Parliament’s members sent a letter to Vietnam’s President Nguyen Phu Trong asking for the unconditional release of environment and labor rights defender, Hoang Duc Binh.
The letter reiterated that “the promotion and protection of fundamental rights must remain a common benchmark” for the negotiation of the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the EU.
Freedom Now is proud to nominate Vietnamese journalist Nguyen Van Hoa for the 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. A videographer for Radio Free Asia, Nguyen has been imprisoned in Vietnam since January 2017 for his reporting on the Formosa environmental disaster.
AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas government order – prompted by San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) client Diane Wilson – will require Formosa Plastics, Texas, to pay $112,500 in fines for six pollution events and an additional $9,375 for a wastewater sampling error (total fine = $121,875). The pollution events contaminated…
In a Ho Chi Minh City court-room, five activists were the latest to receive lengthy jail terms for their involvement in an environmental campaign that followed the Formosa toxic spill in 2016.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the record 20-year prison sentence … and calls on the European Parliament to block any trade agreement with Vietnam.
In 2016, toxic waste from the Taiwanese-owned Formosa steel plant caused a massive marine life disaster in Vietnam. Two years later with activists in prison and local livelihoods destroyed, the fight for justice is far from over and has seen significant collaboration between Taiwanese and Vietnamese.