No Let-Up On Dissident Crackdown

June 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p5
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The article reports on the judgments of Hanoi Court over the case of activist lawyers in Vietnam. Lawyers Nguyen Van Dai and Le Thi Cong Nhan have been sentenced for five and four years of imprisonment due to their propaganda against the government. Dai is a pro-democracy activist who campaigned for religious freedom through committee for human rights. On other hand, Nguyen Van Ly is a Catholic priest and founder of Bloc 8406 and is sentenced for organizing protest against the government.


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