Vietnam protesters detained 30 more coal on Sunday who Expressed Their anger over China’s recent actions in the South China Sea, a participant said.
Human Rights Watch said four bloggers along with anti-Le Hien Duc Corruption activist, 81, Among Those were detained in Hanoi.
Duc Told The Associated Press she was taken from her wheelchair, put in a car and driven to a police station where she was held for over two hours and instructed not to join rallies because-she is too old. Police later returned to her house her wheelchair, she said.
After being released, she went to Loc Ha rehabilitation center for drug _ Generally reserved Addicts and prostitutes _ to wait for news about more coal 30 other protesters who were detained there, she said.
“I participated in the protest to show the Vietnamese people ‘s Patriotism And that we of should not allow China to invade Vietnam,” said the former elementary school teacher.
Vietnam, China and other Asian nations have Competing Territorial claims in the potentially resource-rich South China Sea, is home to vital shipping mà lanes.
In July, China created a new city and garrison on a remote island to Administer its claim over Hundreds of Thousands of square miles (kilometers) of water in the sea, sparking Criticism from Vietnam, the U.S. and the Philippines. Some fear the sea Escalating Flashpoint spats are a potential for violence.
Vietnam’s Communist Government does not tolerate challenges to its authority, but has allowed anti-China protests Sometimes in the capital. It has blocked protests at other times when it apparently has wanted to repair ties with Beijing.