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Vietnamese Dissident Attacked in Hanoi

A high-profile Vietnamese dissident and his wife say they were brutally attacked by police Monday while they were enroute to a meeting with the Australian Embassy to discuss Vietnam’s human rights. Nguyen Bac Truyen says in an interview with VOA's Vietnamese service that he and his wife were ambushed outside the Japanese Embassy Monday. “I was attacked by four plainclothes policemen on my way ... to the Australian embassy. ... These men had been following me closely since I arrived...

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