Vietnamese Songwriters Jailed for Creative Expression

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I composed a song in

Submitted by Fertanish (not verified) on December 16, 2012 - 10:43pm.

I composed a song in recognition of the plights of Viet Khang and Tran Vu Anh Binh available at the website linked to this comment. It is, perhaps, a small gesture, but I hope it helps raise awareness of the price they are paying for what should be a basic human right of expression.

It's sad how people blatantly

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on February 13, 2013 - 6:39am.

It's sad how people blatantly abuse their power, it only goes to show that little actions like this can make a drastic effect, we must stand up to the system. If a single song can rile them like this, imagine a whole album of songs dedicated to exposing them. Music can be as powerful as the news, you just have to put meanings in your melodies like these folks have done. From fellow musician to another, I consider them as my heroes.

Joe, Guitar instructor at
http://chordsworld.com/

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