Defend the defenders
DTD is both a website covering human rights in Vietnam and an RSF partner NGO that has organized seminars on cyber-security for Vietnamese bloggers and cyber-activists jointly with RSF.
Human rights-related information published by news media and NGOs (both
local and international) is collected by DTD, translated into Vietnamese
and posted on its site. It has also produced weekly reviews of the
Vietnamese and foreign press since 2014.
And finally, thanks to a
growing network of citizen-journalist contributors, it posts its own
articles, interviews and videos, often with English-language
translations. As a result, it constitutes a bridge between an
international community seeking detailed recent information from local
sources, and Vietnamese civil society, which is often unable to access
foreign media and NGO reports because of government censorship or