The Vietnamese with Kenneth Nguyen

Ep # 23 Eng - Trinh Hoi - Human Rights Advocacy

February 2, 2021

Trịnh Hội is an established human rights activist and lawyer from Australia. He earned his arts and law degrees at Melbourne University before getting his masters at Oxford University. He has legally assisted the last Vietnamese refugees left stateless in the Philippines and is a founding member of VOICE — a non-profit focused on empowering human rights social activists, advocating for human rights, and refugee resettlement.

Trịnh Hội was a torchbearer for the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics and is well-known for guest MCing on Paris By Night and his role in 14 Ngày Phép (14 Days of Vacation), for which he was awarded a Vietnamese Golden Kite for Best Actor. Join THE VIETNAMESE as we dive into Trinh’s experiences in Australia, his activism, time in entertainment, and his brief stint as a Buddhist monk.

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