Friday, April 20, 2007

VOA March 14: US Lawmakers Warn Vietnam on Crackdown on Dissidents

Washington, DC, March 14, 2007

Lawmakers in U.S. Congress are condemning recent arrests and harassment of dissidents in Vietnam, saying they demonstrate that the government in Hanoi is not serious about pledges to improve human rights conditions. VOA's Dan Robinson reports, four Republican congressmen appeared at a Capitol Hill news conference with Vietnamese activists and pledged legislative steps and other actions in response.