Congressional Briefing to discuss Vietnam’s oppressive media environment.


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REMINDER: Please join us on Tuesday, April 29th for the first of two events* highlighting the work of bloggers and other experts striving to expand freedom of expression in Vietnam.

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, will host a Congressional Briefing to discuss Vietnam’s oppressive media environment.

Time and Date
Tuesday, April 29
11:00am – 12:30pm

Location
Cannon Caucus Room
Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C., 20515

Speakers
Do Hoang Diem, Chairman of Viet Tan
Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia
Bob Dietz, Asia Program Coordinator for the Committee to Protect Journalists

Vietnam-based bloggers and digital activists
Ngo Nhat Dang, BBC contributor and independent journalist
Le Thanh Tung (Anthony Le), independent journalist
Nguyen Dinh Ha, blogger and digital activist
Nguyen Thi Kim Chi, playwright and actress
Nguyen Tuong Thuy, blogger
To Oanh, independent journalist
Testimonies will also feature bloggers banned from leaving Vietnam
Anna Huynh Trang, independent journalist
Nguyen Lan Thanh, blogger
Pham Chi Dung, writer and independent journalist
*In marking World Press Freedom Day on May 1st, please also join us for a seminar on the challenges and opportunities in promoting a free media in Vietnam. Registration for the May 1st, 12-2pm seminar is required. Lunch will be served at Radio Free Asia (2025 M St NW).

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