They say they want to exercise their rights as citizens to participate in the country’s government.
Beijing's deployment of radar, fighter jets, and missile batteries to disputed island chains threatens regional stability, government spokesman says.
Release of some prisoners like high-profile blogger Ta Phong Tan doesn't counterbalance physical attacks on activists.
A month has now passed since their trial was postponed, exceeding the time limit allowed by law, he says.
Vietnam claims Chinese missiles and a helicopter base on disputed islands are a sovereignty violation that threatens 'regional peace and security.'
A former prisoner of conscience in Vietnam makes an online public appeal for end to police harassment of him and his family.
Meeting in California highlights the balance Southeast Asian leaders try to strike between Washington and Beijing in the region.
Nguyen Mai Trung Tuan is serving a 4.5-year sentence for injuring police during a forced eviction last April.
Nguyen Anh Tuan, stopped after three years abroad, blogged for RFA and interned for Australian member of parliament