Local residents protest against land-grab and evictions in Ha Dong district in Hanoi. The police attacks the protesters with sticks and batons.
Can Thi Theu and her husband document the situation. She is beaten by the police and arrested for 'resisting on-duty state officials'.
After 15 months of imprisonment, Can Thi Theu was released from prison in July 2015.
Can Thi Theu participates in a peaceful demonstration (April) commemorating the 10th anniversary of a pro-democracy group and demanding the release of detained human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai.
Police officers entered and searched Can Thi Theu´s home, confiscated her mobile phone and arrested her for 'causing public disorder'.
1. United Nations Photo; scene from Hnaoi, Viet Nam; May 23, 2015; (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0). 2. United Nations Photo; food and agriculture, Viet Nam; June 25, 2011; (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0). 3. United Nations Photo; Electrical transmission towers in Viet Nam; June 23, 2011; (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0). 4. Tyler Ingram; Harvesting rice; October 14, 2012; (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0). 5. Sida Swedish Int. Development; vietnam_mission_cyclist; May 26, 2005; (CC BY-NC 2.0). 6. Taken from Reuters.com