Dung Truong lost two teeth in a police station in Hanoi after he attended an unauthorized gathering to mark a deadly 1988 South China Sea skirmish.
Arrest comes after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the navy to open fire at foreign vessels suspected of poaching.
Families of fallen soldiers and veterans hold prayer ceremonies to honor the 64 dead.
Observers call the visit a significant deepening of defense ties between the two former enemies.
A 'Red Flags' group assaults parents of Catholic children barred from school because their parents can't pay.
Nguyen Trung Ton, a member of the online Brotherhood for Democracy, still suffers from unhealed injuries suffered in a beating.
Pham Doan Trang, author of a book on political engagement 'for everyone,' is now under house arrest at her home in Hanoi.
Tran Huynh Duy Thuc is preparing to appeal his 16-year sentence for plotting to overthrow the government, his brother says.
Authorities question Pham Doan Trang about her activities and her book before escorting her home.
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh is serving a 10-year sentence for spreading ‘propaganda against the state.’
The charges stem for harassment of the group by police and unidentified 'thugs' last year, sources say.
The charges stem from harassment of the group by police and unidentified 'thugs' last year, sources say.
But her mother says prison authorities will not allow her to deliver medicine.
Hoang Duc Binh and Nguyen Nam Phong had taken part in protests against the government's handling of a massive 2016 waste spill.
The secret trial ends more than a year of detention for the former doctor-turned-online-advocate.
They had sent video clips criticizing Vietnam's Communist Party and government to Facebook and YouTube.
As Vietnamese dissident lawyer Nguyen Van Dai enters his third year of pretrial detention, his wife voices fears for his health.
Residents say the offer is low based on compensation for land in similar development projects.
Fishermen from Van Dong village in Quang Bin Province say they were short-changed in compensation scheme.
Vuong Van Tha is put away for spreading propaganda against the state in sentencing that took place without lawyers.
Trinh Xuan Thanh, the former head of PetroVietnam Construction (PVC), is believed to have been abducted from Germany.
Anniversary of 1950 diplomatic relations coincides with 1974 Chinese seizure of islands from Vietnam.
Nguyen Ngoc Gia, released from prison on December 27, 2017, describes his treatment in jail but vows to keep on writing.
Amid arrest campaign, Hanoi releases a white paper touting progress in human rights that is quickly dismissed by a former political prisoner.
Nguyen Van Oi must now serve his full term after allegedly violating the terms of his probation after an earlier conviction.
Police presented no papers ordering Doan Van Dien's arrest and still have him in custody after more than a month.
The procuracy asks for a life sentence for Thanh and 14-15 years for Thang.
Signatories say a farmer who shot company workers clearing his crops was repeatedly provoked.
One, former PetroVietnam Construction chairman Trinh Xuan Thanh, faces a possible death sentence if convicted.
Vu Hung was present at a teachers' lunch meeting shut down by police and was beaten in detention, his wife says.