Monday, April 23, 2007

Asia Times Online March 30: Hanoi's Double-Cross on Democracy

March 30, 2007

It is being characterized by international rights groups as Vietnam's biggest crackdown on political dissent in more than 20 years. And the intensifying harassment and growing number of detentions are fast sapping the life out of the country's nascent but bold democratic-reform movement that the US tacitly supports.