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Vietnamese Farmers Block Highway to Protest Pollution

Hundreds of angry farmers in central Vietnam dumped dead fish and shrimp onto the highway in front of a local government office Tuesday to protest pollution. In the latest in a series of public environmental protests, the farmers in Cam Ranh town, Khanh Hoa province, protested against sand dredging that pollutes a bay whose marine life they count on to make a living. Hoang Thi Hong, who lives near the scene, told VOA’s Vietnamese service that the protesters blocked the main artery...

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