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Vietnam Releases Another Activist Blogger

Vietnam has released its second activist blogger in as many days in a move that could signal a softer approach to dissenters. Hong Le Tho, who is being investigated for allegedly abusing democratic freedoms, was allowed to leave detention for house arrest Wednesday for medical reasons. Also, writer Nguyen Quang Lap was transferred to house arrest Tuesday while the investigation against him continues. Both had been in custody since late last year after posting articles critical of the...

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