Vietnamese military courts send ethnic Nung villagers to prison for clashes over a land dispute with security forces.
A rights group says Vietnamese police increasingly used violence to stifle dissent in 2011.
US officials are asked to press Vietnam on the release of political prisoners.
Catholic officials say they want greater access to Vietnam during a two-day meeting.
A Vatican delegation visits Vietnam to consider bilateral relations with the communist state.
A petition calls on the U.S. government to keep human rights a priority in relations with Vietnam.
Farmers from three areas in Vietnam demand help from central authorities to combat local evictions.
The highest-profile religious detainee in Vietnam says China's crackdown on Tibetan areas is 'a challenge to all humanity.'
Vietnam will review its land management policies after a botched high-profile forced eviction.
A Vietnamese soldier-turned farmer seeks 'trusted' lawyer to represent him in a high profile eviction case.
A Vietnamese rice farmer succumbs to injuries he sustained defending his land.
An eviction case throws the spotlight on Vietnam's land disputes, a key source of complaints and protests in the country.
The Vietnamese government punishes her after she takes part in a peaceful protest.
Authorities in Vietnam are investigating a reporter for allegedly paying a bribe.