Six human traffickers are now under arrest in Vietnam, with a seventh being sought in China, in a case in which 39 migrant workers were found suffocated last year in an abandoned truck in Britain.
China, ASEAN Ministers Hold Emergency meeting in Laos on COVID-19.
Du Thi Thanh, wife of slain village leader Le Dinh Kinh, collapsed in a faint after police insisted she sign a statement saying she had refused to cooperate with them.
Pressure from the international community has done little to force change in Vietnam, they said.
Europe's ratification last week of a Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam will embolden leaders to commit further crackdowns, rights groups say.
Son Loi commune in ‘high spirits’ days after quarantine begins.
Trade with China decimated in Myanmar, while Cambodia allows cruise ship to dock then declares it virus-free.
Cambodia’s Hun Sen tells countrymen not to discriminate against Chinese, while Chinese Consul in Myanmar says Beijing has things under control.
Lawmakers should instead use the leverage to push for concrete improvements, the group says.
Coalition says Hanoi has failed ‘to meaningfully meet repeated requests for human rights improvements.’
Government prepares for “worst-case scenario” by building field hospital and readying military facilities.
Most schools will remain closed all week in Vietnam, tourism oriented businesses shut down in Cambodia.
Tran Thi Nga was freed early from a nine-year prison term for 'spreading propaganda against the state,' and came to the US in January.
Prison says they rebelled against prison authorities and refused to work.
Nguyen Ngoc Anh has been subject to frequent beatings and other physical abuse by prison guards, his wife and rights groups say.
Official denouncement delivered to Procuracy in Hanoi.
Over 700 donors sent in contributions to help the family of slain village chief Le Dinh Kinh and other victims of the Jan. 9 assault by police.
Ministry of Public Security says accounts were blocked due to ongoing investigation
Drawn from witness accounts, the report compiled by Vietnamese journalists and activists contradicts government statements.
Le Dinh Kinh had received money and encouragement from 'opposition forces' including foreign groups, a Ministry of Public Security officer says, without providing evidence.
Le Dinh Kinh was killed in the latest flare-up of tensions over Dong Tam commune land taken by the military for construction of an airport.
Le Dinh Kinh was killed amid a confrontation with authorities that also left three policemen dead.
The deaths occurred at Dong Tam commune, the focus of a long-running land dispute between farmers and a military firm.
Government arrested 39 in 2019 on national security charges, including journalists, bloggers, publishers and even readers of “hostile” media.
The move will block building work by developers and parishioners alike, with new projects allowed only by government approval.