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Viet Nam: Prisoners of conscience released but dozens remain jailed

Amnesty International

The early release in Viet Nam of several prisoners of conscience is welcome, but serves to highlight the situation of at least 70 others who remain jailed for peacefully expressing their opinions, Amnesty International said today. (14/04/2014)


Vietnam Today

Vietnamese Dissident Arrives in US after Early Release from Prison

(VOA) - HANOI — One of Vietnam’s best known dissidents, a rights lawyer and son of a revolutionary poet, has been released early from prison. Afterwards, he traveled to the United States. Lawyer Cu Huy Ha Vu, 56, is one of Vietnam’s most famous dissidents. He had served three years of a seven-year prison (...)


Viet Tan in the News

Towards a Free Media in Vietnam

(International Human Rights Organizations) - In marking World Press Freedom Day, join bloggers from Vietnam and other experts working to expand freedom of expression for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities in promoting a free media in Vietnam.