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Hanoi police urge protesters implicated in dramatic land dispute to turn themselves in

But perhaps the most salient question has been glossed over: What will happen to the villagers if they don’t heed the police call?

Ten Hanoi officials appeal prison sentences for stealing land from locals

One official is claiming he didn't do anything wrong, while the rest are saying their sentences are too harsh.

Hanoi officials jailed for stealing land from local people

The case goes back more than two decades with 14 officials charged with siphoning off the land meant for local farmers.
August 09, 2017 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's disgruntled villagers to fight gov't decision over high-profile land dispute

Months after the tensions peaked with a hostage crisis, the city and the people still cannot reach an agreement.
July 26, 2017 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Rebel Hanoians facing punishment for 'seizing' military land in prolonged dispute

An inspection found the residents spent years fighting for what belongs to the military.
July 07, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

14 Hanoi officials charged over land dispute that held nation captivated

The officials benefited from handing over military land to local residents, prosecutors say.
July 04, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's high-profile land dispute comes under scrutiny after immunity pledge

The investigation will focus on  the illegal detention of 38 officials and deliberate vandalism committed by disgruntled villagers.
June 13, 2017 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

Village dignitary out of hospital following Vietnam hostage crisis

The 82-year-old man suffered a broken thigh during his arrest over a high-profile land dispute that has rocked the nation.
May 03, 2017 | 10:30 pm GMT+7

Nature gets steamrollered by Vietnam’s endless pursuit of tourist money

How two controversial projects are a stark reminder that, to some, resorts trump trees.
April 25, 2017 | 09:49 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hostage crisis: The 37-year land dispute, explained

The week long hostage situation has ended. Let's take a look at what actually happened as inspection into the land dispute in Hanoi's suburban village is on.
April 22, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hostage crisis ends after mayor meets villagers, promises to solve land dispute

The last group of 19 police and official hostages were released on Saturday, one week after the dramatic event began. 
April 22, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Hanoi villagers release one more official hostage in week-long land deadlock

He was freed on health grounds, leaving 19 other officials and police officers still in detention.
April 21, 2017 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Hanoi land dispute: Mayor urges disgruntled farmers to release hostages and remove blockades

Villagers have boycotted a meeting with Hanoi Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung to discuss the hostage situation in My Duc District.
April 20, 2017 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

Hanoi villagers release first 15 police hostages as land dispute tension lingers

A group of 20 people are still being held since the weekend.
April 18, 2017 | 12:16 pm GMT+7

Hanoi urges villagers to release police 'held hostage' over land dispute

Over 30 people have been held hostage in a suburban village in Hanoi on Sunday.
April 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7
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