Translated by VNCH-Ngọc Trương (Danlambao) - Reporters without Borders (RWB/RSF) condemned, on Ferbruary 27, 2018 the kidnap of journalist Pham Doan Trang that was executed by Vietnamese communist security officials, and appealed more pressure from international community to communist government in Vietnam to respect for human rights.
Doan Trang was kidnapped while on her way home to celebrate lunar New year February 24, 2018.In 10-hour detention, she was questioned her new book "Chính Trị Bình Dân" (Popular Politics), published last year. Released but warned not to leave home, and being kept under surveillance by police around her residence.
By the order of police, electricity and internet connection to her apartment were cut off, according to friends of Doan Trang.
Radio Free Asia (RFA) cited RWB appeal to European Parliament to disapprove the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
Gaining access through wifi, Doan Trang posted on her Facebook February 26, 2018 saying (she is): "fighting against dictatorship" and the incumbent communist government in Vietnam is a government of dictators, therefore she has to:
"fight to abolish it". She also ascertained: "zero tolerance to violence, and would not harm the people of Vietnam at large."