Democratic Voice of Vietnam

A Vietnam-Focused Civil Society Hub




Be a part of our latest civil society action: the #NOTAGONGO campaign

Learn about the GONGO (Government Organized Non-Governmental Organization) problem in ASEAN and join the campaign to make ACSC/APF a safe and inclusive space for independent civil society. Visit or #NOTAGONGO Q&A page to learn all about GONGOs and  in the ACSC/APF.

Learn about freedom of religion or belief in Vietnam and ASEAN

Navigate through the Freedom of Religion menu above and learn about the formation of Religious Freedom Roundtables all across ASEAN, Vietnam's draft law on religion, religious persecution in Vietnam, and see what independent religious communities, CSOs, and international organizations are doing to work towards freedom of religion or belief for Vietnam.

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  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • - 19 April 2016 Contact: The recently established Vietnam Freedom of Religion or Belief Roundtable(VFRoB) has just received resounding support from a diverse collection of NGOs and faith-based organizations. In a joint letter, with nearly 50 endorsements as of 19 April 2016, signatories sent a congratulatory message to the roundtable, and, in light of the […]

  • Monday, February 22, 2016
  • - 22 February 2016 - Taoyuan, Taiwan A collection of international organizations, religious leaders, parliamentarians, journalists, government officials, and civil society organizes gathered in Taoyuan, Taiwan to hold the Asia Pacific Religious Freedom Forum (APRFF) to strategize to defend and protect religious freedom in the region.  The forum emphasized collaborations between its diverse stakeholders and culminated […]

  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • -   19 February 2016 Viet Nam must end the ongoing incommunicado detention of human rights defenders Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê Thu Hà which is in violation of their human rights, including the right to freedom from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. All charges against Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê […]