The blogger and former political prisoner is recognized for putting her community before her own well-being.
Hundreds of residents from Thach Banh village gather at the local people’s committee, but the office is closed.
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh was honored for her ‘defense of freedom of expression.’
His lawyer said the decision was expected and vows to appeal.
Police block one congregation from marking the death of their founder and seize the church of another.
Phan Kim Khanh and Bui Hieu Vo are being detained for posting online content described as fabricated and malicious.
He slams the government for acting against protesters instead of defending their rights.
Authorities disrupt the commemoration and haul away three people for interrogation.
The Paris-based Vietnam Committee on Human Rights wants the government to release all imprisoned female activists on International Women’s Day.