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.
Most are watched by police at their homes, while those who manage to leave are closely followed, sources say.
Nguyen Hoang Quoc Hung was jailed for nine years for calling on workers at a footwear factory to strike for better working conditions and pay.
The letter follows calls for the US president to intervene in Beijing’s growing influence over Hanoi.
They want U.S. help curbing Beijing’s “wrong-headed ambition” to control waters around Vietnam.
Hoang Duc Binh has never confessed his guilt and won't 'accept' his 14-year prison term, they say.
Local official says 92 of 124 evicted families accept government payout, but evictee representative disagrees.
Truong Duy Nhat’s lawyer says he was in contact with him two days before disappearance.
Group targeted fishermen who had did not have work permits or proper documentation.
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.