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Viet Nam: Acquit songwriters who face 20 years in jail

Headline Title:  Viet Nam: Acquit songwriters who face 20 years in jail 29 October 2012 Two Vietnamese songwriters who face up to 20 years in jail for writing songs criticizing their government should be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said today, ahead of their trial on Tuesday 30 October 2012 at Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Court.Vo Minh Tri, known as Viet Khang, 34, and Tran Vu Anh Binh, known as Hoang Nhat Thong, 37 have both been detained since late 2011. Both are accused of conducting anti-state propaganda under Article 88 of Viet Nam’s Criminal…

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