Recently Released Prisoners of Conscience Organise Vigil for Detained Activists

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A group of former political prisoners organised a mass and candlelight vigil at Song Ngoc Parish of the Vinh diocese in Nghe An Province on September 30, 2015. The group was part of a larger crackdown on Vietnamese youth activists in 2011 who were sentenced between three to thirteen years in prison. Those present at the mass include Chu Manh Son, Tran Huu Duc, Dau Van Duong, Paulus Le Van (...) (3/10/2015)

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Police Abuse in Lam Dong Province

(Tran Minh Nhat) - My name is Tran Minh Nhat and I am from Lam Dong Province, Vietnam. I was one of 14 Catholic youth who were imprisoned in 2011 by Vietnamese authorities, sparking widespread public outcry amongst the Vietnamese Catholic community and wider international community. I was sentenced to four years (...)

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Catholic Youth Activists Released After 4-Year Sentences in Vietnam

(Radio Free Asia) - Two Catholic youth activists released from prison this week after serving four years on charges of attempting to overthrow Vietnam’s communist government said Thursday they refused to accept their convictions and vowed to continue their (...)