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Vietnam: Crackdown on Formosa spill activists continues: Hoàng Đức Bình and Bạch Hồng Quyền

, Index number: ASA 41/6403/2017

The Vietnamese authorities are continuing to crackdown on activists who have raised concerns about the 2016 Formosa environmental disaster and its aftermath. On 12 May 2017, an arrest warrant was issued for activist Bạch Hồng Quyền, who is now in hiding, while human rights defender and blogger Hoàng Đức Bình has been detained since 15 May 2017. Other activists are also facing harassment and intimidation, and are at risk of arrest.

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