Local official says 92 of 124 evicted families accept government payout, but evictee representative disagrees.
Former student and blogger Phan Kim Khanh is serving six years for ‘spreading propaganda against the state.’
Truong Duy Nhat, a contributor to RFA's Vietnamese Service, vanished in Bangkok after fleeing Vietnam to apply for political asylum.
Helen Nguyen hopes to raise awareness of her husband Michael Nguyen’s case by meeting with congressmen.
Truong Duy Nhat vanishes after fleeing Vietnam to Thailand to seek political asylum.
Police never provided a search warrant or an order for Duong Thi Lanh’s arrest, her husband says.
Video depicts alleged attack, though police and alleged victims have differing accounts
Meanwhile, another activist jailed for 'subversion' suffers a stroke behind bars with authorities giving no word to his family.
Brotherhood for Democracy member Nguyen Van Vien and Chau Van Kham, an Australian citizen, were picked up on Jan. 13, with no formal notification of their arrests yet made.
The U.N. Human Rights Council hears conflicting accounts from Hanoi and its critics.
Victims of forced eviction in the Loc Hung community sent a petition to three government offices but were rejected by two.
Those forced from their homes in the Catholic Church-owned settlement include disabled veterans of the former South Vietnamese army, sources say.
Hoang Duc Binh is suffering rashes from poor hygiene and life in a dark cell has damaged his sight.
Huynh Truong Ca had posted online articles and livestreamed videos calling for change in one-party communist Vietnam.
The Brotherhood for Democracy member’s sentence was upheld in a heavily guarded, three-hour trial.
Police say that organizers did not get advance permission to hold the event.
The document sent to national leaders, the UN, and foreign diplomats urges release of political prisoners and guarantees for the rights of assembly and a free press.
Tran Thi Nga had been refused permission for a visit in September as punishment for 'breaking prison rules.'
Family members say the activists endure routine abuse and suffer from health problems in detention.
Nguyen Van Trang and Le Van Thuong face charges under Article 109 for their pro-democracy efforts in the one-party state.