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Vietnam Dissident Found Guilty; Receives Suspended Sentence

A Vietnamese court has convicted a man of using the social media site Facebook to criticize the government. The court on Tuesday found Dinh Nhat Uy guilty, but suspended his 15-month prison sentence and released him from detention. Uy's lawyer said his client was convicted of "abusing democratic freedoms" in his one-day trial. This is believed to be the first such case in Vietnam to mention Facebook by name. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch had called for Uy's immediate ...

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