Nguyen Mai Trung Tuan is serving a 4.5-year sentence for injuring police during a forced eviction last April.
Nguyen Anh Tuan, stopped after three years abroad, blogged for RFA and interned for Australian member of parliament
Election unlikely to change human rights record as leaders represent old guard.
The country and the Communist Party face pressures from within and without during National Congress.
Ho Thi Bich Khuong serves five years under draconian law and now must find a place to live after her land and house were confiscated.
Analysts see deadlock as Communist Party factions grapple over posts, but don’t expect big policy changes.
Prominent Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Huu Vinh has his trial postponed, amid what his lawyer says are violations of litigation law.
Protests highlight politically sensitive land disputes ahead of top-level Party meetings in the communist state.
Hanoi says aircraft landings on Fiery Cross Reef violate Vietnamese sovereignty and raise tensions.
The organization is lobbying US lawmakers to restart a program to allow former South Vietnamese officers to immigrate.
Ambassador Ted Osius calls the recent arrest and harassment of bloggers and rights activists ‘a disturbing trend.’
The students’ parents have kept them home from school in a bid to pressure authorities to abandon the project.
Nguyen Van Dai's arrest violates Vietnam's international commitments under human rights agreements, EU diplomats say.
Nguyen Van Dai had served four years in jail on the charges between 2007 and 2011.
He had served his full four-year sentence for ‘propaganda against the state.’
Authorities in Hanoi and Da Nang had refused requests to reconsider verdicts against the activist and his group.
Nguyen Van Dai and fellow activists were assaulted as they returned to the capital by taxi.
Hospitals can perform reassignment surgery, but the procedure is required for legal gender recognition.
The legislation would add stiffer penalties to an already harsh penal code, the group says.
Thich Quang Do thanks supporters who recently called for his release from house arrest.
Fisherman Dao Ngoc Duc says he cannot afford to buy new nets and continue his livelihood.
Motorists say owners regularly fix their meters to scam consumers.
Tran Vu Hai was nabbed as he was heading to Hanoi’s police headquarters to discuss the case and the related harassment of two attorneys with authorities.
They are inspired by Myanmar’s rapid reforms and question the pace of change at home.
Police pulled Tran Minh Nhat and Chu Manh Son out of a car as they traveled to their home village.
Xi Jinping did not mention the two nations’ tussle over the Paracel and Spratly islands during his speech to Vietnam’s parliament.
Police beat and detain protesters in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
The lawyers believe they were targeted to dissuade them from taking the case.
They want to call attention to China’s aggressive moves in the South China Sea and its brutal treatment of Vietnamese fishermen.
Vietnamese analysts welcome show of US resolve after years of Chinese encroachment in the South China Sea.