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Vietnam - Four-year jail sentence for undercover reporting into police corruption

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the four-year jail sentence that a Ho Chi Minh City people's court passed today on Nguyen Van Khuong, a reporter for the Tuoi Tre daily newspaper who uses the pen-name of Hoang Khuong. Khuong, who has been held since January, was convicted of giving bribes to police officers. He was arrested after writing two stories about police corruption for which he did some undercover reporting, posing as a traffic offender pretending to bribe a policeman. (...)

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