Bach Hong Quyen has UN refugee status which should protect him from arrest and deportation, but now lives in hiding and says he fears for his family's safety.
The ruling was predictable in one-party Vietnam, but such an outburst is rare.
After spreading in China, authorities in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos try to contain the disease.
NGO accuses Vietnam of using draconian laws to suppress peaceful dissent.
Government subordination of human rights to the 'interests of the state' opens the door to violations, a rights group says.
Traffic volume increases, but operators say they need more time to recoup investment.
Blogger on hunger strike, religious leader given sub-par medicine
Nguyen Van Hoa is serving a seven-year term for filming protests over a 2016 chemical waste spill on Vietnam's coast.
Big U.S. aircraft purchase by Vietnamese carriers underscores booming business relationship.
Most are watched by police at their homes, while those who manage to leave are closely followed, sources say.
Nguyen Hoang Quoc Hung was jailed for nine years for calling on workers at a footwear factory to strike for better working conditions and pay.
The letter follows calls for the US president to intervene in Beijing’s growing influence over Hanoi.
They want U.S. help curbing Beijing’s “wrong-headed ambition” to control waters around Vietnam.
Hoang Duc Binh has never confessed his guilt and won't 'accept' his 14-year prison term, they say.
Local official says 92 of 124 evicted families accept government payout, but evictee representative disagrees.
Truong Duy Nhat’s lawyer says he was in contact with him two days before disappearance.
Group targeted fishermen who had did not have work permits or proper documentation.
Former student and blogger Phan Kim Khanh is serving six years for ‘spreading propaganda against the state.’
Truong Duy Nhat, a contributor to RFA's Vietnamese Service, vanished in Bangkok after fleeing Vietnam to apply for political asylum.
Helen Nguyen hopes to raise awareness of her husband Michael Nguyen’s case by meeting with congressmen.