» 04/05/2006, 00.00
More violence against Hmong in the northern Vietnam
Freedom House denounces threats by police to force people to recant, as well as the seizure of lands and houses.
Persecutions and threats against Christians and Buddhists
Protestant clergyman sentenced to three years in prison
More torture of Montagnard Christians reported
The Montagnard Foundation reported the abduction of a Degar Christian and the torture of another, who was savagely beaten because he was speaking on his cell phone.
Montagnard Christian "must remain in jail" even after death
The police of Ha Nam caused the death of a 62-year-old Degar man in prison. They did not allow his wife to take the body to give it a Christian burial because the body "must remain in prison until his sentence is up".
Another Christian dies of ill treatment in Vietnamese prisons
He was a 62-year-old Montagnard. At least 350 Montagnards are imprisoned and ill treated today. The government uses threats and imprisonment to repress any request for more freedom and pluralism in politics and trade unionism.
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