Some believe 2015 will bring changes, but others say rights groups must better coordinate their efforts to be effective.
The government withdraws its license and calls for the removal of its editor.
Critics say Communist Party politicians use business figures as pawns in internal squabbles.
Many victims of illegal land grabs and relatives of those wrongly imprisoned have no money to celebrate the Vietnamese New Year.
She sets herself alight after authorities proceed with plans to evict merchants.