Monthly Archives: April 2018

The 88 Project: Human Rights for Vietnamese Political Prisoners

The 88 Project is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to raise awareness about, advocate for, and support activists at risk and political prisoners in Vietnam. It takes its name from Article 88 of the 1999 Criminal Code (“propaganda against the socialist state”) which has been used by the government to criminalize peaceful dissent and imprison political activists.

On Writing Vietnamese in English: Vi Khi Nao on “Between the Covers”

'...Vietnamese is a very poetic language, it's incredibly beautiful. It's so tender...' What does one's language sound like when it is expressed in another language...

HAFT-SEEN, A MODERN MISCELLANY

Haft-Seen is an experimental visual/filmic project that is a collaboration between three artists who contribute moving image, poetry, and sound/music. They are—between them—of Southeast-, East- and West Asian, and American, backgrounds. Haft-Seen is a piece of collaborative storytelling that engages a wide range of the storytelling “senses”...

diaCRITICS News & Events: April 16, 2018

Events February 21 – April 29, 2018, at the A.C.T.’s Strand Theater. "Bold, vivid, and utterly fresh, Vietgone is an irreverent new comedy from...

diaCRITICS Speaks to Mekong Review Editor Minh Bui Jones

In this diaCRITICS interview Dao Strom speaks with Minh Bui Jones, editor of the Mekong Review, a quarterly print magazine that features reviews, cultural...
Anti-China demonstrators

Human Rights News: Việt Nam & Diaspora – April 9, 2018

The 88 Project Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 14/2018 – Week of April 2-8 Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 13/2018 – Week of March 26-April 1 Radio...