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.
Son Bac Nguyen arranged the acquisition by a state telecom firm of a private TV company at an inflated price, causing losses to the state budget.
Activists say the move will undermine sympathy at home and abroad, making it easier to deport dissidents applying for asylum.
Journalist Pham Chi Dung is denied legal help until investigators finish looking into his case, one of his lawyers says.
One may now have cancer following refusals from prison authorities over several months to allow medical care.
Vietnamese authorities monitor and restrict the activities of the spiritual group, which is banned and harshly persecuted in China.
Funds needed to build the government-ordered systems were never released, leading to a request by affected provinces to postpone the deadline for construction.
An ethnic Vietnamese raised in Hong Kong returns from his studies abroad to take part in pro-democracy protests on the front line.
Dao Quang Thuc died on Dec. 10 of what prison authorities called a stroke, and was quickly buried the same day, his son says.
Nguyen Thuy Hanh supports prisoners and their families with contributions raised from citizens around Vietnam.
Dao Quang Thuc was serving a 13-year prison term for his online writings criticizing Vietnam's government.
Three arrested for protesting at site of January’s controversial home demolitions.
Vu Huy Hoang was detained and beaten by police and went into hiding to prevent harassment of his family, he says.
Chau Van Kham, Nguyen Van Vien, and Tran Van Quyen are not terrorists, and had tried only to promote peaceful change in Vietnam, Human Rights Watch says.
A priest says the event was disrupted by ‘uniformed policemen, traffic policemen, security people wearing masks, and thugs.’
Pham Chi Dung warns that Hanoi will arrest opponents of FTA in video message made two days before he was arrested.
Ho Duy Hai, awaiting execution for double murder since 2008, will have his case reexamined.
Brother of one of the victims says the family borrowed money from the government to transport the body home.
The sentences come amid a continuing crackdown on dissent that has seen dozens jailed this year alone.
Police may have thought the performance was supported by funds from 'foreign sources,' the environmental advocacy group Green Trees says.
Phan Cong Hai had posted writings criticizing Vietnamese government policies and following pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Independent journalist could face between seven and 12 years in prison if convicted.
The offer of a cutter vessel, which will be delivered in 2020, follows Vietnam’s receipt of six patrol boats and equipment worth $12 million this year.