Official denouncement delivered to Procuracy in Hanoi.
Over 700 donors sent in contributions to help the family of slain village chief Le Dinh Kinh and other victims of the Jan. 9 assault by police.
Ministry of Public Security says accounts were blocked due to ongoing investigation
Drawn from witness accounts, the report compiled by Vietnamese journalists and activists contradicts government statements.
Le Dinh Kinh had received money and encouragement from 'opposition forces' including foreign groups, a Ministry of Public Security officer says, without providing evidence.
Le Dinh Kinh was killed in the latest flare-up of tensions over Dong Tam commune land taken by the military for construction of an airport.
Le Dinh Kinh was killed amid a confrontation with authorities that also left three policemen dead.
The deaths occurred at Dong Tam commune, the focus of a long-running land dispute between farmers and a military firm.
Government arrested 39 in 2019 on national security charges, including journalists, bloggers, publishers and even readers of “hostile” media.
The move will block building work by developers and parishioners alike, with new projects allowed only by government approval.