Category: News

Police beat motorist, crowd seize police motorcycle

(VNRN) – Claiming the police hit a motorist causing him to fall and hit his head, a crowd of bystanders on May 4 surrounded the officers and seized their motorcycle. The police, however, left the scene and later asserted the…

10 sentenced for protesting land grab

(VNRN) – Ten farmers protesting a local government’s unilateral confiscation of land were sentenced Apr 25 in Hanoi to prison terms ranging from 6 months to 5 years, even though the expropriation order has been found to violate the law….

In massive land grab, hundreds of police evict farmers

(VNRN) – The government continued its attempts to evict people from Duong Noi, a suburb of Hanoi, mobilized up to 1000 police with heavy machinery, attacked the people in tents and cleared all their properties and crops from 6.9 hectares…

Questions raised in border clash with Uighur immigrants

by Hao-Nhien Vu (VNRN) – Following a reported border clash with Uighur immigrants where five of the migrants were killed together with two Vietnamese guards, questions are being raised over the government’s conduct in quickly returning the people, including women,…

Vietnamese activists in U.S. advocating for press freedom

(VNRN) – A group of bloggers and digital activists from Vietnam are visiting the United States to mark World Press Freedom Day and will participate in a series of public events in Washington D.C. to discuss the challenges and opportunities…