Authorities accused of threats, abductions and harassment as Catholic parishioners push for more compensation.
Nguyen Nhu Phong was fired and stripped of his press card 'for committing wrongdoing in press activities.'
Some activists say they won't give up until the factory that killed tons of fish in April pulls out of Vietnam.
Hundreds gather at Ky Anh court to file claims, with hundreds more expected to arrive next day.
The judge conducts an 'undemocratic' hearing, refusing to hear all sides, defense lawyers say.
Can Thi Theu’s 20-month term coincides with a construction boom and new scrutiny on human rights.
They have destroyed the structure and moved all statues and other belongings to a new location, the abbot says.
The place of worship sits in an area that is planned for a lucrative development project.
No one appears to have been injured or detained, a villager says.
Thousands take to the streets in the central coastal region because residents still have no jobs and children cannot return to school.
Mother of activist jailed in Vietnam for Facebook critiques of corrupt communist cadres says she was roughed up at her son's trial.
A blogger and his cousin receive three and two-year terms respectively for carrying out 'propaganda against the state.'
Fishermen and activists say the government’s report on the recovery paints too rosy a picture.
The rare shooting death in the country leads to speculation over motive.
Marchers demand answers regarding lack of government support for fishermen now out of work.
Nguyen Van Minh and two other activists were arrested for 'obstructing traffic' while traveling to visit a former political prisoner.
Demonstrators fear pollution from a solid waste plant built near Ninh An village, where people are falling ill.
The organization’s chairman says the Vietnamese government will take measures against Beijing should it take action against the fishermen.
Nghi Thiet villagers say the government failed to heed their concerns about the cement plant development.