Doan Viet Hoat


Profiled earlier this year in this article at, Dr. Doan spent 16 years in communist prisons in Vietnam before his expulsion from the country in 1998. He even published an underground newsletter called Freedom Forum. A U.S. citizen now for 20 years, he speaks widely on human rights issues. The International Press Institute named him as one of its “50 World Press Freedom Heroes” of the 20th century.