Conservatives Criticize Vietnam

The opposition and civil society welcome Deepak Obhrai's call for Vietnam to respect human rights, but the statement's timing is questioned.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 05/23/2007 12:00 am EDT

The Conservative government took a swipe at Vietnam's human rights record last week after several political activists were arrested and convicted in the lead up to national elections in the Southeast Asian country.

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