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Vietnam - 15-month suspended jail term for blogger who campaigned for brother's release

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A court in the southern province of Long An passed a 15-month suspended prison sentence today on the blogger and activist Dinh Nhat Uy for criticizing the government on Facebook. He was convicted under article 258 of the criminal code, which penalizes “abusing democratic freedoms against the interests of the state and the legitimate rights and interests of organizations and individuals.” “We condemn this conviction, which was a reprisal for Uy's involvement in the online campaign for the (...)

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