Vietnamese Land Activist Cấn Thị Thêu Has Braved Violence, Arrest and Prison

Global Voices

This edited article by Giang Nguyễn is from Loa, an independent news website and podcast that broadcasts stories about Vietnam, and is republished by Global Voices as part of a content-sharing agreement. It tells the story of land rights activist Can Thi Theu, who was arrested last June for ‘causing public disorder’ during a demonstration. On September 20, she was sentenced to 20 months in (...) (28/09/2016)

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