Much criticized catch-all Article 88 employed to silence critics of the regime.
Le Thi Minh Ha says her husband, Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Huu Vinh, was jailed without any legal basis or proper evidence.
The father of one of the inmates in Xuyen Moc prison say officials admitted they had violated their rights.
Experts say the release from the Jinghong Reservoir may do little to quench the crises threatening the Mekong River basin.
Operators of the independent blog are sentenced to harsh prison terms for 'abusing democratic freedoms.'
Human Rights Watch calls for release of Basam blog founders Nguyen Huu Vinh and Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy.
Local 'thugs' trap friends of former prisoner-of-conscience Tran Minh Nhat when they make a house call.
Stress on the Mekong increases as drought exacerbates water problems sending delta saline levels to a 100-year high
Le Cong Dinh talks to RFA about his probation, the need for the rule of law and the reform movement in his country.