Vietnam: Annus horribilis ends with more arrests and imprisonment

    PARIS, 5 January 2018 (FIDH & VCHR): Vietnam’s unprecedented repression of dissent during 2017 calls for the international community’s renewed engagement with Hanoi on human rights, FIDH and its member organization Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) said today. “The fact that the EU and the US are …

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Dissident blogger Phan Kim Khanh is shown in an undated photo. (Facebook)

[RFA] Vietnamese Blogger Phan Kim Khanh Given Six-Year Prison Term

    Radio Free Asia – 2017-10-25 Vietnamese democracy advocate and blogger Phan Kim Khanh was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in prison by a court in northeastern Vietnam’s Thai Nguyen province on charges of spreading “propaganda against the state” in a trial rights groups described as “unfair.” Khanh, …

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