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CPJ: Vietnam Intensifies Crackdown on Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists, or CPJ, says Vietnam is the fifth biggest jailer of journalists in the world, and second in the Asia-Pacific region after China. The group Wednesday released its annual list of the world's top repressive regimes  as measured by press freedom. The CPJ report said “Vietnam was holding 18 journalists, up from 14 a year earlier, as authorities intensified a crackdown on bloggers, who represent the country’s only independent press.” Reporters...

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