Nine Members of EU Parliament Ask Vietnam To Release Formosa Activist Hoang Duc Binh

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.