Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Another Vietnamese Blogger Is Set for Trial

Vietnamese blogger Pham Viet Dao will go on trial Wednesday to face charges of ‘abusing democratic freedoms to infringe on the interests of the state.’ The 62 year-old blogger was arrested in Hanoi last June for allegedly “abusing democratic freedoms” under Vietnam’s controversial Article 258, which provides up to three years in prison. A lawyer in Hanoi who wished to stay anonymous told VOA's Vietnamese service that Dao has decided to defend himself. “If the verdict at the trial...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter