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Vietnam jails two more activists in stepped-up crackdown

Apr 12, 2018

Vietnam jails two more activists in stepped-up crackdown

Courts in central Vietnam on Thursday handed down lengthy prison terms against two activists as communist authorities stepped up their crackdown on dissent. The two were given nine and seven years for attempting to overthrow the government and spreading anti-state propaganda in two separate trials. Nguyen ...

Vietnam tries six activists for alleged subversion

/ Apr 5, 2018

Vietnam tries six activists for alleged subversion

A court in Hanoi opened trial Thursday of six activists accused of attempting to overthrow the government as communist authorities stepped up their crackdown on dissent. Prominent human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai and five others are accused of affiliating with a pro-democracy group called ...