Vietnam’s youngest political prisoner sentenced to 4.5 years prison

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A fifteen year old boy has become Vietnam’s youngest political prisoner. Nguyen Mai Trung Tuan was sentenced to four and a half years prison on November 24, 2015, for protesting his family’s forced land eviction. (27/11/2015)

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Tran Minh Nhat physically attacked twice in past two weeks

(Viet Tan) - Vietnamese human rights activist Tran Minh Nhat was physically attacked and threatened by police outside Lam Ha Hospital on Tuesday afternoon following his recent release from prison. He was also beaten and detained for 12 hours the previous week by plainclothes police while making his way home (...)

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Vietnamese Activists, NGOs Protest Visit by China’s President

(Radio Free Asia) - Eight Vietnamese nongovernmental organizations and 1,700 activists who live inside and outside the country have added their names to an online petition, urging Chinese President Xi Jinping not to visit Hanoi this week to protest China’s aggressive policy in the South China (...)