Five-Year-old Viet Protest Still Reverberates

The Formosa Steel Protests and the Persecution of Political Activists

By: Stewart Rees

April 6 marks the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the Formosa Steel environmental disaster, which was, and continues to be, a taboo subject in Vietnam. The disaster caused outrage, bringing protestors onto the streets across the country. Many influential activists involved in the protests would later be jailed as the government cla…

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