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Rights Groups Urge Vietnam to Free Detained Blogger

Local and foreign groups have asked Vietnam to release a blogger who was arrested for allegedly posting “bad content” and “false information” to the Internet. Hong Le Tho, also known by his blogger name Nguoi Lot Gach, or "Brick Layer," was detained recently on anti-state charges. Tho’s blog has been inaccessible since his arrest. Social activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, a founding member of the Vietnam Network of Bloggers, tells VOA the arrest signals a change in tactics used...

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