Vietnamese activist’s health suffers after prison discipline

Political prisoner Hoang Duc Binh was shackled and now has difficulty walking.

Lao mining operations exporting iron, coal through Vietnam seaport

Sent by truck through Vietnam, the raw materials are shipped to China’s Qingdao port for processing.

Rights groups call on Thailand not to extradite Vietnamese activist

Y Quynh Bdap faces torture if returned, says Amnesty.

Vietnamese man serving 8 years in prison released 2 years early

No reason given, but Truong Huu Loc says it was because he could be a whistleblower about prison conditions.

Thai court postpones Vietnamese activist’s extradition hearing

Y Quynh Bdap has been a refugee in Thailand for 6 years.

11 Vietnamese Christians missing, rights group says

Many are Montagnards from the country’s Central Highlands.

Viewers doubt authenticity of Vietnam state TV interview with independent monk