Legal expert and entrepreneur Nguyen Bac Truyen is serving 11 years in jail.
Former prosecutor’s attack sparks public outcry after video goes viral.
Former VOA contributor had refused to be treated like a prisoner while detained.
Authorities also deny prisoner’s right to correspond with family.
Transfer increases Vietnam’s capabilities along its coast and in the South China Sea
Committee also concerned about Hanoi’s excessive use of the death penalty
Veteran rights activist Nguyen Quang Hong Nhan had wanted to seek asylum in Canada.
Hao wrote his sister saying he ended the hunger strike on March 6, a day after a prison visit by his family.
Truong Duy Nhat's arrest in Hanoi after he disappeared in Bangkok amid suspicions he was abducted by Vietnamese agents was never reported to his family.
Bach Hong Quyen has UN refugee status which should protect him from arrest and deportation, but now lives in hiding and says he fears for his family's safety.
Rights activists had suspected that Truong Duy Nhat was detained by Thai authorities and handed to Vietnamese agents on Jan. 26 after he had fled to Thailand to seek political asylum with a U.N. refugee agency.
Activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The is jailed for “dividing the people from the (Communist) Party.
The ruling was predictable in one-party Vietnam, but such an outburst is rare.
After spreading in China, authorities in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos try to contain the disease.
NGO accuses Vietnam of using draconian laws to suppress peaceful dissent.
Government subordination of human rights to the 'interests of the state' opens the door to violations, a rights group says.
Traffic volume increases, but operators say they need more time to recoup investment.
Blogger on hunger strike, religious leader given sub-par medicine
Nguyen Van Hoa is serving a seven-year term for filming protests over a 2016 chemical waste spill on Vietnam's coast.
Big U.S. aircraft purchase by Vietnamese carriers underscores booming business relationship.