A new version of the constitution disregards proposals for political and economic reforms.
The plant has been found to have repeatedly defied warnings.
Rights groups say their entry deals a blow to the credibility of the world's top human rights body.
Police detain him overnight for questioning on his return home from abroad.
Nguyen Lan Than is detained at Hanoi's Noi Bai airport.
Dinh Nhat Uy, handed a suspended prison sentence, decries his verdict as ‘absurd.’
They want authorities to abolish a penal code provision used to try him.
The duo had been held without trial for four months.
Cu Huy Ha Vu is protesting ‘violations of his basic rights’ in prison.
They are released after being detained for up to two days.
Le Quoc Quan tells them his verdict is unfair and he should have been acquitted.
The independence hero had led stunning defeats of French colonial and American forces.
Le Quoc Quan maintains his innocence, saying he’s a ‘victim of political acts.’
Scores are killed in Cambodia, Vietnam, and other countries.
Authorities say people planning to travel to the court will face ‘difficulties.’
Dissidents and their families undergo a terrifying experience as they are beaten and dragged away.
The wife of Mennonite clergyman Nguyen Cong Chinh says she and her five children are prisoners in their own home.
Police swoop in on a blogger and his dinner guests, detaining all eight.
It is the latest move pressuring the Communist government to embrace political reforms.
Tensions in Nghe An surround talks aimed at establishing diplomatic relations, analysts say.
Heavy rains prompt complaints about the sluggishness of the prevention programs.
The six men were traveling illegally and were 'brutally' beaten by police, they say.
Neighbors say the man acted out of desperation.
Half of the group is believed to be still held in a secret location in Beijing.
He had published essays criticizing Vietnam's government and urging help for other dissidents.
More than a dozen others detained in a crackdown on protests are released.
Hundreds of Catholics demand release of two parishioners in a northern province.
Newspaper articles say the shop makes a mockery of the country's political traditions.
More than 15,000 inmates will be released next week.
They press Vietnam to revise a harsh web decree which goes into effect in a week.