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Viet Nam: Falun Gong practitioners detained over meditation protest

Headline Title:  Viet Nam: Falun Gong practitioners detained over protest 09 November 2011 The beating and arrest of at least 30 peaceful Falun Gong demonstrators outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi yesterday is an unacceptable violation of freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today.  The demonstrators were protesting the trial and mistreatment of two local Falun Gong broadcasters, Vu Duc Trung and Le Van Thanh, who had worked for the movement’s radio station The Sound of Hope.  The trial of Vu and Le is due to take place on Thursday.“The repression of these…

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