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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