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Vietnam - Cyber-dissident gets 15 years for posting “subversive” articles online

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that a people's court in the south-central province of Phu Yen sentenced 65-year-old dissident activist Ngo Hao to 15 years in prison on 11 September on a charge of trying to overthrow the government. Hao's harsh sentence came just weeks after appeal court in the southern province of Long An commuted the sentences of two bloggers, Nguyen Phuong Uyen and Dinh Nguyen Kha. “This long jail term has dashed the hope of less repressive policies that (...)

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